Friday, February 06, 2015

New ACRL framework "filed" but Standards not to be sundowned yet #acrlrevisions

There is a brief report on the outcome from the ACRL board meeting that was making a decision on the final version of the new ACRL (Association of College and Research Libraries) Information literacy Framework. They have "filed" (which seems to mean, endorsed) this framework, but for the moment are keeping the ACRL IL Standards as well (rather than saying tha the new Framework replaces the old Standards). Given the representations towards the end of the consultation process, this does not seem surprising. Sharon Mader has been made "ACRL Visiting Program Officer for Information Literacy" and will lead an initiative to develop resources around the new Framework: this is a positive move, I think. The statement is at
Photo by Sheila Webber: Snow last week, Sheffield, January 2015

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