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Research Instruction Services: Framework for Information Literacy

Explore the toolkit to learn how faculty librarians can work with you to grow students' research skills.

What is the Framework?

The Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL) provides guidelines for information literacy instruction and other library services and practices. The ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education (2016) is composed of six interrelated information literacy frames (major concepts). Each concept is associated with knowledge practices and dispositions.

The Merced College Library and Learning Resources Center faculty librarians use the Framework to inform teaching practices. 

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