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Info Lit Tool Kit: Info Lit frameworks

Australia and New Zealand Information Literacy Standards 2004 (2nd edition)

Subject Guide

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ACRL (2016)

American College and Research Libraries

Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education

Information Literacy

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.

(Association of College and Research Libraries, 2015)


An earlier definition:

The skills to recognize when information is needed and have the ability to locate, evaluate, and use effectively the needed information."

American Library Association (2006)

JISC resources

University of Sydney - integrating DL

Digital Literacy


Deakin University’s Graduate Learning Outcome 3 (DU GLO3) defines digital literacy as using technologies to find, use and disseminate information.

Owen, S., Hagel, P., Lingham, B., & Tyson, D. (2016). Digital literacy. Retrieved from

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