Information Literacy: Teaching Resources

Faculty Teaching Resources

How to get help
Who to contact for what.
Assignment Ideas
Specific information literacy exercises.
Do's and Don'ts
Some of the basics Do's & Don'ts of information literacy
Concepts to Teach
The basic concepts and their corresponding assignments.

Librarian Teaching Resources

Smith College Libraries' Information Literacy Forms
Muddiest Point One-Minute Paper

Teaching Tools & Tips

Standards: Step-by-Step (ACRL)

Tips and Techniques for Library Instruction (University of Texas)

Web Lab Technology Sandbox (New technologies supporting teaching - Smith College Libraries Digital Services Team)

How To Recognize Plagiarism (Smith College Libraries)

California Clearing House on Library Instruction

Information Literacy Resources Directory (International Federation of Library Association and Institutions (IFLA)- see IL Products for Users

Instruction Resources Library Orientation Exchange (LOEX)

PRIMO (Peer Reviewed Instructional Materials Online)

Instructional Support Checklist (North Carolina State University)

Project Information Literarcy (Collection of Research on Information Literacy)

Book on Assessment

Resource Call Number
Avery, Elizabeth Fuseler, ed. Assessing student learning outcomes for information literacy instruction in academic institutions ref ZA 3075 .A85 2003
Burkhardt, Joanna M.; Macdonald, Mary C.; Rathematcher, Andrée J.  Teaching Information Literacy: 50 Standards-Based Exercises for College Students. ref ZA 3075 .B87 2010
Macki, Thomas P.; Jacobson, Trudi E. (eds.) Collaborative Information Literacy Assessment Strategies for Evolving Teachng and Learning. ref ZA 3075 .C66 2010
Walsh, Andrew; Inala, Padma. Active Learning Techniques for Librarians: Practical examples. ref ZA 3157 .W358 2010