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Information Literacy

Information Literacy Theory

City University London

"There are several models of Information Literacy (IL) some of the most well known are:
SCONUL Seven Pillars
CILIP Definition
American Library Association (ALA) Information Literacy Standards
ACRL Competency standards ACRL is the Association of College and Research Libraries division of the ALA
Australian and New Zealand Information Literacy Framework (ANZILL)
Six Frames for Information Literacy Education

Why do we need definitions and frameworks?
They help us benchmark our services and future services against internationally recognized standards."

The BIG 6 and Information Power

THE BIG-6 Website

Information Age Inquiry writes...Michael B. Eisenberg and Robert E. Berkowitz have been promoting their approaches to information processing for nearly 20 years. The Big6 is an information problem-solving approach developed by Michael B. Eisenberg and Robert E. Berkowitz. It is the most popular model for information skills [for K-12]. It includes the following steps:

Task definition                           Use of information
Information seeking strategies    Synthesis  
Location and access                 Evaluation 

Information Power Website
American Association of School Librarians Information Power

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