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Considering Information Literacy - ACLR Framework

Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education
While this document targets post-secondary students, high school students may benefit from some of the concepts presented.

"Information literacy is the set of integrated abilities encompassing the reflective discovery of information, the understanding of how information is produced and valued, and the use of information in creating new knowledge and participating ethically in communities of learning. This Framework sets forth these information literacy concepts and describes how librarians as information professionals can facilitate the development of information literacy by postsecondary students. [It] focuses attention on the vital role of collaboration and its potential for increasing student understanding of the processes of knowledge creation and scholarship. [It] also emphasizes student participation and creativity, highlighting the importance of these contributions. "