Resources for Faculty and Teaching Librarians

Resources for Faculty

Center for Teaching, Learning, and Assessment (CTLA)
Supports faculty by providing technology training and consultation, as well as offering additional resources that enhance faculty teaching

Professional Development Collection Bibliography
Lists materials available in the IU Kokomo Library collection that support teaching and assessment

Information Literacy for Faculty and Administrators
Defines information literacy and explains why understanding this concept is important for faculty and administrators

Service @ Indiana University: Defining, Documenting, and Evaluation
From the Center of Public Service and Leadership at IUPUI

Service Learning Resources
A library guide to assist in finding information about service learning

Resources for Teaching Librarians

Notable resources from the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL)

Accreditation: Information Literacy and Accreditation Agencies
Lists accreditation agencies that have lent their support to the information literacy movement by including language in their Standards that stress the importance of teaching these abilities in colleges and universities

Characteristics of Programs of Information Literacy that Illustrate Best Practices: A Guideline
Primarily intended to help those who are interested in developing, assessing, and improving information literacy programs

Guidelines for Instruction Programs in Academic Libraries
Guidelines to assist academic and research librarians in preparing and developing effective instructional programs

Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education
Standards reviewed by the ACRL Standards Committee and approved by the Board of Directors of the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL)

Objectives for Information Literacy Instruction: A Model Statement for Academic Librarians
Outlines the objectives of the Information Literacy Competency Standards

Proficiencies for Instruction Librarians and Coordinators, Standards for
Intended to help instruction librarians define and gain the skills needed to be excellent teachers in library instruction programs and to foster collaborations necessary to create and improve information literacy programs


iSkills (ETS)
The successor to both the iCritical Thinking Certification and the previous versions of iSkills assessment, this test evaluates the full range of information and communication technology (ICT) literacy skills aligned with ACRL standards.

Project SAILS
Standardized Assessment of Information Literacy Skills


Information Literacy Resources: A Visual Bibliography
A chart showing information literacy tools and resources by category (compiled by Lisa M. Metzer)

Last Updated: 11 December 2014