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Information Literacy Interest Group

ILIG (Information Literacy Interest Group)

What is it?

An interest group for librarians who are involved or interested in information literacy and wish to collaborate with other librarians to discuss relevant aspects of theory, practice, collaboration, trends, assessment etc. related to information literacy.

Who can join ILIG?

ILIG members must either be ACL members themselves or be working under the supervision of someone who is a full or associate ACL individual member at the same institution.

How do I join ILIG?

Send an email to info@acl.org stating you wish to join the Information Literacy Interest Group (ILIG) and include your full name, email address, and name of institution.

What are some of the primary topic areas that are discussed on ILIG?

  • New ACRL Framework
  • “Best Practice” IL assignments
  • “Best Practice” IL Teaching Tips
  • Theoretical and practical issues related to IL
  • Collaboration with teaching faculty in the support of IL
  • Faith and learning integration and application with teaching IL
  • Assessment of IL

How can I access ideas, teaching content, sample assignments etc. from previous discussions on the ILIG?

The ILIG hosts a LibGuide that serves as a clearinghouse for access to IL-related content. As an ACL member and member of this Interest Group, you can find that link on the ACL Member Page.

ILIG Fun Facts

Linda Poston, Coordinator
Nyack College, Nyack, NY 

Individual members: 86

Institutions represented: 66

This interest group was renamed in December of 2014 to more intentionally focus on relevant aspects of information literacy.  The members of this group serve in a variety of library positions and provide a broad perspective on the development and implementation of information literacy within a variety of institutional settings.

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