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Building an intentional IL program provides a blueprint for integrating information literacy into your University's curricula at appropriate learning points throughout a student's academic experience. A program helps faculty and curriculum committees and administrators understand the scaffolding needed to build information literacy competencies in students and ensures that students graduate with strong information literacy skills and competencies.
The following best practices standards and rubrics are what good information literacy programs are built around:
Best Practices and considerations for reaching out to campus support services:
Standardized assessments are those tools where institution's can compare their results to other institution's results. Examples are listed below.
Standardized Assessment Examples
The following are assessment methods/programs developed for individual institutions.
Below are institutional info lit program statements. While they may not describe all of the criteria noted above, they provide examples of program components.