Communications in Information Literacy, Vol 7, No 2 (2013)

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How AASL Learning Standards Inform ACRL Information Literacy Standards

Lesley S.J. Farmer


ACRL and other academic librarians are currently re-examining the tough questions of learning, literacy, and education -- and the librarians’ role in addressing these issues. They can use AASL’s learning standards as one springboard for thought, particularly in terms of articulating learning. The result is a developmentally appropriate set of standards that reflects lifelong engagement with, and creation of, recorded information.

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