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Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education
Place of publication | Year of publication | Collation: 
Chicago | 2015 | 34 p.
Corporate author: 
Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL)
Europe and North America
© Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL) 2015

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.


Resource Type: 
Toolkits and practical guides
Media and Information Literacy
Level of education: 
Higher education


Information literacy; Information literacy competency; Information literate abilities; MIL