Books and Articles


Bain, Ken.  What the Best College Students Do. Cambridge, Massachusetts: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2012.

Chapman, Paige. "Students Lack Basic Research Skills, Study Finds." The Chronicle of Higher Education, November 9, 2010. http://chronicle.com/.

Head, Alison J. Learning Curve: How College Graduates Solve Information Problems Once They Join the Workplace. Seattle, WA: Project Information Literacy, 2012. http://projectinfolit.org/images/pdfs/pil_fall2012_workplacestudy_fullre...

Head, Alison J. 2013. Learning the Ropes: How Freshman Conduct Research Once They Enter College. Project Information Literacy Research Report. http://projectinfolit.org/images/pdfs/pil_2013_freshmenstudy_fullreport.pdf.

Head, Alison J., and Michael B. Eisenberg. Truth Be Told: How College Students Evaluate and Use Information in the Digital Age.  Seattle, WA: Project Information Literacy, The Information School, University of Washington, 2010. http://projectinfolit.org/pdfs/PIL_Fall2010_Survey_FullReport1.pdf

Head, Alison J. and Michael B. Eisenberg. Lessons Learned: How College Students Seek Information in the Digital Age. Seattle, WA: Project Information Literacy, The Information School, University of Washington, 2009. http://projectinfolit.org/pdfs/PIL_Fall2009_finalv_YR1_12_2009v2.pdf

Head, Alison J. et al. “What Information Competencies Matter in Today’s Workplace?Library and Information Research 37.114 (2013): 74–104

Purcell, Kristen, Judy Buchanan, and Linda Friedrich. The Impact of Digital Tools on Student Writing and How Writing Is Taught in Schools. Pew Internet & American Life Project, July 16, 2013. http://www.pewinternet.org/Reports/2013/Teachers-technology-and-writing.....


Bobish, Greg, and Trudi Jacobson, eds. The Information Literacy User's Guide.  Open Suny Textbooks, 2014. http://opensuny.org/omp/index.php/SUNYOpenTextbooks/catalog/book/170.

Burkhardt, Joanna M., and Mary C. MacDonald. Teaching information literacy 50 standards-based exercises for college students. Chicago: ALA Editions, 2010. http://biblio.middlebury.edu/record=b2897223~S2.

Manus, Sara J. Beutter. "Librarian in the Classroom: An Embedded Approach to Music Information Literacy for First-Year Undergraduates." Notes 66, no. 2 (2009): 249-261. http://muse.jhu.edu/.

Mestre, Lori S., Lisa Baures, Mona Niedbala, Corinne Bishop, Sarah Cantrell, Alice Perez, and Kate Silfen. "Learning Objects as Tools for Teaching Information Literacy Online: A Survey of Librarian Usage." College & Research Libraries 72, no. 3 (2011): 236-252, http://crl.acrl.org/content/72/3/236.full.pdf+html.

O'Clair, Katherine, and Jeanne Davidson. The Busy Librarian's Guide to Information Literacy in Science and Engineering. 2012.

Sanderson, Heather. "Using Learning Styles in Information Literacy: Critical Considerations for Librarians," The Journal of Academic Librarianship, v.37, Issue 5, Sept. 2011: 376-385

Williams, Michelle Hale, and Jocelyn Jones Evans. "Factors in Information Literacy Education." Journal of Political Science Education 4, no. 1 (2008): 116-130, doi:10.1080/15512160701816234.

Williams, Michelle Hale, and Kymberly Anne Goodson, and W. Gary Howard. "Weighing the Research Paper Option: The Difference that Information Literacy Skills Can Make." PS: Political Science and Politics 39, no.3 (July 2006): 513-519, http://www.jstor.org/stable/20451792.


Oakleaf, Megan, Michelle S. Millet, and Leah Kraus. 2011. “All Together Now: Getting Faculty, Administrators, and Staff Engaged in Information Literacy Assessment.” portal: Libraries and the Academy 11 (3): 831–852, http://meganoakleaf.info/portaljuly2011.pdf.

Rhodes, Terrel, ed. Assessing Outcomes and Improving Achievement: Tips and Tools for Using Rubrics. Washington, DC: Association of American Colleges and Universities, 2010.


Head, Allison, J., and Michael B. Eisenberg. Assigning Inquiry: How Handouts for Research Assignments Guide Today’s College Students. Seattle, WA: Project Information Literacy. The Information School, University of Washington, 2013. http://projectinfolit.org/images/pdfs/pil_handout_study_finalvjuly_2010.pdf.

Instruction Section. 2010. “Analyzing Your Instructional Environment: A Workbook”. Association of College & Research Libraries. http://www.ala.org/acrl/sites/ala.org.acrl/files/content/aboutacrl/direc....

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