Friday, February 11, 2011

Visual literacy standards

The ACRL/IRIG Visual Literacy Standards Task Force has made a draft of the ACRL/IRIG Visual Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education available. They are inviting feedback via their blog, or emailed to Denise Hattwig - closing on March 31st.
The blog is at (it has an interesting account of how they worked to define visual literacy) and the draft standards at
There is also a virtual open meeting to discuss them online at the ALA Midwinter conference on Wednesday 16th February, 11.30-13.00 Pacific Standard time (which is 8 hours behind UK time). You register at "please note there are three IRIG meetings listed; please select the 2/16/2011 VLTF meeting"
Photo by Sheila Webber: sprouts growing under a net, Hellingly, January 2011

1 comment:

Miranda said...

I am delighted that the academic library community is finally catching up with the visual resources and visual arts communities.