The ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education is the foundation for the student learning outcomes that support the UCBA Library's information literacy and instruction program. These outcomes are designed to address the research needs of two-year college students at the introductory and intermediate levels while helping them grow as learners.
Focuses on developing topics and questions and searching for information using a variety of methods.
Use keywords and applicable limiters when searching for information.
Involves the range of formats for information.
Recognize the value of different types of information sources within the context of the research topic.
Centers on the social, economic, and personal value of information, responsibility of using information, and citation.
To more fully integrate the importance of this frame, the UCBA Library folds this into the core concepts of inquiry, searching, evaluation, and scholarship. Refer to "Give credit to ideas and work of others through proper attribution and citation."
Concentrates on the creator(s) of information and situating the information in context.
Focuses on scholarly discourse and perspectives.
Recognize a given scholarly work may not represent the only, or even the majority perspective on the research topic.
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