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Students often feel like outsiders in their courses.  Their professors speak a different "language" and have different values.  If scholarship is a "Conversation," students need to grasp what forces and cultures drive scholars within a discipline to converse the way they do.  This slide presentation lays out the main features of disciplinary culture, the basis of all conversations.  If students can learn to "read" disciplines effectively, they will be better able to grasp the nature of conversations as they do their research.
Contributor: William Badke
Resource Type(s): Slide Deck
Information Literacy Frame(s) Addressed: Scholarship as Conversation
A Prezi presentation that details the threshold concepts of the Framework as a description of how scholars (and developing scholars) do research.  
Contributor: William Badke
Resource Type(s): Slide Deck
Information Literacy Frame(s) Addressed: Framework as a Whole
Discovery of resources related to a topic, or the beginning stages of determining a research question. Students can use this organizer to answer critical questions about searching for resources as well as share with peers in this process, seeking input in critical/essential questions, search terms,  or authors.Possible Learning Outcomes (Authority is Constructed and Contextual):Define different types of authority through research/literature review, based on societal position, subject expertise, or special experienceUse research tools and indicators of authority to determine the...
Contributor: Rhonda Huisman
Resource Type(s): Activity, Worksheet
Research Services librarians at Bucknell University collaborated on a project to make the research concepts the Framework represents more accessible to students.  This is an open educational resource in the form of digital and physical customizable posters.The research guide includes a repository for capturing ideas and suggestions for reusing, remixing, and re-conceptualizing the posters. This project opens pathways for librarians, instructional technologists, and faculty to communicate and collaborate on student-centered information literacy instruction. 
Contributor: Nancy Frazier
Information Literacy Frame(s) Addressed: Framework as a Whole
This is a guest post at, published on January 27, 2015, in which I reflect on the relationship between the Framework and assessment of student learning in and through our information literacy programs, as well as how this relates to the eventual rescission of the Information Literacy Competency Standards (formally rescinded a year and a half later on June 25, 2016). Note that the timing of the post was about a week before the ACRL Board of Directors moved to 'file' the Framework (on February 2, 2015); a year later the Framework was formally adopted by the ACRL Board on January 11,...
Contributor: Donna Witek
Information Literacy Frame(s) Addressed: Framework as a Whole
Designed for an upper-division petroleum engineering seminar, this lesson attempts to use the frame "Information has value" to illuminate the process of discovering and retrieving scholarly information.  The lesson was more successful when delivered to early-stage graduate students in the petroleum engineering department.
Contributor: Lia Vella
Information Literacy Frame(s) Addressed: Information Has Value, Searching as Strategic Exploration
Drawing on the frames "Scholarship as conversation" and "Information creation as a process," this lesson was created for students in a university-wide freshman success seminar.  An instruction librarian and writing faculty collaborated to create the lesson under the auspices of the university's Center for Academic Services and Advising, which coordinates the seminar.
Contributor: Lia Vella
Information Literacy Frame(s) Addressed: Information Creation as Process, Scholarship as Conversation
PDF of PPT Slides from Presentation at LOEX Fall Focus 2015. The Framework issues an invitation to exploration and location adaptation that is worthy of attention. This presentation accepts that invitation and provides cases studies in developing additional frames/concepts - "information social justice" and "information apprenticeship in community" - as well as a process for articulating additional frames.
Contributor: Lisa Hinchliffe
Information Literacy Frame(s) Addressed: Framework as a Whole
The Hip Hop LibGuide is a scholarly comprehensive online resource about Hip Hop Information Literacy and the artform in general. The libguide has been developed to engage novice, intermediate, and skilled learners that are interested in learning more about the culture, social issues, and artistic components of Hip Hop.
Contributor: kYmberly Keeton
Resource Type(s): Research Guide
Information Literacy Frame(s) Addressed: Research as Inquiry, Scholarship as Conversation, Framework as a Whole
This resource can be used individually or as a workshop to help librarians begin to create an assessment plan for their information literacy sessions related to the Framework. 
Contributor: Susan Miller