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Brasley, S. S. (2008), Effective librarian and discipline faculty collaboration models for integrating information literacy into the fabric of an academic institution. New Directions for Teaching and Learning, 2008: 71–88. doi: 10.1002/tl.318

Fagerheim, B. A., & Shrode, F. G. (2009). Information literacy rubrics within the disciplinesCommunications in Information Literacy3(2), 158-170.

Grafstein, A. (2002). A Discipline-Based Approach to Information LiteracyJournal of Academic Librarianship28(4), 197.


American Sign Language


Jacobowitz, E. (2007). A Look at Teaching Standards in ASL Teacher Preparation Programs. Sign Language Studies8(1), 4-41.

Palmer, J., Reynolds, W., & Minor, R. (2012). You Want What on Your Pizza!?: Videophone and Video-Relay Service as Potential Influences on the Lexical Standardization of American Sign Language. Sign Language Studies12(3), 371-397.

Wilbur, R., & Wilbur, R. B. (2000). The use of ASL to support the development of English and literacy. Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education5(1).




Bennett, H. (2006). Bringing the studio into the library: Addressing the research needs of studio art and architecture students. Art Documentation: Bulletin of the Art Libraries Society of North America 25(1), 38-42.

Bliss, L., & Rockenbach, B. (2002). Persuading architecture faculty that library instruction is essential: A Yale case study. Art Documentation: Bulletin of The Art Libraries Society of North America21(2), 21-24.

Tao, D. (2005). Bibliographic instruction for a diverse population: Understanding, planning, and teaching in the twenty-first century. Art Documentation: Bulletin of the Art Libraries Society of North America 24(1), 29-37.

Vecchiola, R. (2011). Using ARLIS/NA information competencies for students in design disciplines in course integrated information literacy instruction at Washington University in St. Louis.  Art Documentation: Bulletin of The Art Libraries Society of North America 30(1), 74-78.




Beaudoin, J. (2005). Image and Text: A review of the literature concerning the information needs and research behaviors of art historians. Art Documentation: Bulletin of the Art Libraries Society of North America, 22(2), 34-37.

Bennett, H. (2006). Bringing the studio into the library: Addressing the research needs of studio art and architecture students. Art Documentation: Bulletin of the Art Libraries Society of North America, 25(1), 38-42.

Tao, D. (2005). Bibliographic instruction for a diverse population: Understanding, planning, and teaching in the twenty-first century. Art Documentation: Bulletin of the Art Libraries Society of North America, 24(1), 29-37.

Vecchiola, R. (2011). Using ARLIS/NA information competencies for students in design disciplines in course integrated information literacy Instruction at Washington University in St. Louis. Art Documentation: Bulletin of The Art Libraries Society of North America30(1), 74-78.

Walczak, D. A., Reuter, M. E., & Sammet, D. L. (2009). A program for introducing information literacy to applied art and design students. Communications In Information Literacy3(2), 193-203.




Cochrane, C. (2006). Embedding information literacy in an undergraduate management degree: Lecturer's and students' perspectives. Education for Information 24(2/3), 97-123.

Costa, C. (2009). Use of online information resources by RMIT University economics, finance, and marketing students participating in a cooperative education program. Australian Academic & Research Libraries 40(1), 36-49.

Gunn, M., & Miree, C. (2012). Business information literacy teaching at different academic levels: An exploration of skills and implications for instructional design. Journal of Information Literacy6(1), 17-34.

Kellya, A. (2011).  Course-integrated information literacy instruction in introduction to accounting.  Journal of Business & Finance Librarianship, 16 (4), 326-347. 

Fiegen, A. (2011).  Business information literacy: A synthesis for best practices. Journal of Business & Finance Librarianship, 16 (4), 267-288. 

Lahlafi, A. E., Rushton, D., & Stretton, E. (2012). Active and reflective learning initiatives to improve web searching skills of business students. Journal of Information Literacy6(1), 34-49.

Simon, C. (2009). Graduate business students and business information literacy: A Novel approach. Journal of Business & Finance Librarianship 14(3), 248-267.

Wu, Yuhfen D., Kendall, S. (2006). Teaching faculty's perspectives on business information literacy. Reference Services Review 34(1), 86-96.


Computer Science/Information Technology


Heinrichs, J. H., & Jeen-Su, L. (2010). Information literacy and office tool competencies: A benchmark study. Journal of Education For Business85(3), 153-164. doi:10.1080/08832320903252371

Loesch, M. (2011). From both sides, now: Librarians team up with computer scientist to deliver virtual computer-information literacy instruction. Journal of Library & Information Services In Distance Learning5(4), 181-192. doi:10.1080/1533290X.2011.641712

Warnken, P. (2004). Managing technology: The impact of technology on information literacy education in libraries. Journal of Academic Librarianship30(2), 151-156.




Adams, N. (2016). The role of evidence-based practice in collaborations between academic librarians and teaching faculty. portal: Libraries and the Academy, 16(4), 697-720.

Branch, J. (2004).  Teaching, learning and information literacy. Behavioral & Social Sciences Librarian,  22(1), 33-46. 

Buff, C. (2008).  Information literacy for teaching and learning: A course for teacher practitioners." Education Libraries, 31(2), 12-18.

Crouse, W., Kasbohm, K. (2004).  Information literacy in teacher education: A collaborative model. The Educational Forum, 69(1), 44.

Pappas, M. (2008).  Standards for the 21st-century learner: Comparisons with NETS and state standards.  School Library Media Activities Monthly 24(10), 19-26.

Templeton, L., Warner, S.  (2002).  Incorporating information literacy into teacher education. Academic Exchange Quarterly, 6(4), (2002), 71-76.




Arnold, J., Kackley, R. &S. Fortune. (2003). Hands-on learning for freshmen engineering students. Issues in Science & Technology Librarianship, 37.  

Callison, R., Budny, D., & Thomes, K. (2005). Library research project for first-year engineering students: Results from collaboration by teaching and library faculty. Reference Librarian43(89/90), 93-106. doi:10.1300/J120v43n89•07

Curl, S. R. (2001). Subramanyam revisited: Creating a new model for information literacy instructionCollege & Research Libraries62(5), 455.

Dotson, D. S., Diaz, K. R. (2008). Discipline-specific library instruction for millennial students. MERLOT Journal of Online Learning and Teaching, 4(4): 560-573.

Hill, K., Best, M. M., & Dalessio, A. P. (2012). Information literacy in the engineering technologies at the community college: A literature review. Community & Junior College Libraries18(3/4), 151-167. doi:10.1080/02763915.2012.812920  

Popescu, A., & Popescu, R. (2003). Building research skills: Course-integrated training methods. Journal of Professional Issues In Engineering Education & Practice129(1), 40.

Simard, S. (2009). An information literacy program built for relevance and purpose. Reference Services Review, 37(4): 386-394.

Taraban, R. (2011). Information fluency growth through engineering curricula: Analysis of students' text-processing skills and beliefs. Journal of Engineering Education100(2), 397-416.




Artman, M., Frisicaro-Pawlowski, E., & Monge, R. (2010). Not just one shot: Extending the dialogue about information literacy in composition classes. Composition Studies38(2), 93-110.

Corbett, P. (2010). What about the "Google effect"? Improving the library research habits of first-year composition students. Teaching English in the Two Year College, 37(3), 265-277.

Patterson, D. (2009). Information literacy and community college students: Using new approaches to literacy theory to produce equity. Library Quarterly79(3), 343-361.

Sult, L., Mills, V. 2006. A blended method for integrating information literacy instruction into English composition classes. Reference Services Review 34(3): 368-388.


English as a Second Language


Conteh-Morgan, M. (2002). Connecting the dots: Limited English proficiency, second language learning theories, and information literacy instruction. Journal of Academic Librarianship28(4), 191.

Macdonald, K. (2008). ESL library skills: An information literacy program for adults with low levels of English literacy. Australian Library Journal57(3), 295-309.

Pinto, M., & Sales, D. (2007). A research case study for user-centred information literacy instruction: Information behaviour of translation trainees. Journal of Information Science33(5), 531-550. doi:10.1177/0165551506076404

Prucha, C., Stout, M., & Jurkowitz, L. (2005). Information literacy program development for ESL classes in a community college. Community & Junior College Libraries,13(4), 17-39. doi:10.1300/J107v13n04•06

Rosell-Aguilar, F. (2004). WELL done and well liked: Online information literacy skills and learner impressions of the web as a resource for foreign language learning. ReCALL, 16(1), 210-224.


Foreign Languages


Conteh-Morgan, M. (2002). Connecting the dots: Limited English proficiency, second language learning theories, and information literacy instruction. Journal of Academic Librarianship28(4), 191.


Health Professions


Barnard, A., Nash, R., & O'Brien, M. (2005). Information literacy: Developing lifelong skills through nursing education. Journal of Nursing Education44(11), 505-510.

Boruff, J. T., & Thomas, A. (2011). Integrating evidence-based practice and information literacy skills in teaching physical and occupational therapy students. Health Information & Libraries Journal28(4), 264-272. doi:10.1111/j.1471-1842.2011.00953.x

Cobus, L. (2008). Integrating information literacy into the education of public health professionals: roles for librarians and the library. Journal of The Medical Library Association96(1), 28-33.

Durando, P., and P. Oakley. 2005. Developing information literacy skills in nursing and rehabilitation therapy students. Journal of the Canadian Health Libraries Association 26(1): 7-11.

Henner, T. (2006). Alternative strategies for promoting information literacy. Medical Reference Services Quarterly25(2), 112.

Information competency instruction at a community college. (2003). Nursing Education Perspectives24(6), 286.

Kaplan, Richard B., and Julia S. Whelan. Buoyed by a rising tide: Information literacy sails into the curriculum on the currents of evidence-based medicine and professional competency objectives. Journal of Library Administration 36, no. 1/2 (January 2002): 219.

Kingsley, K., Galbraith, G. M., Herring, M., Stowers, E., Stewart, T., & Kingsley, K. V. (2011). Why not just Google it? An assessment of information literacy skills in a biomedical science curriculum. BMC Medical Education11(17), 225-252. doi:10.1186/1472-6920-11-17

Kipnis, D. G., & Frisby, A. J. (2006). Information literacy and library attitudes of occupational therapy students. Medical Reference Services Quarterly25(4), 11-20.

Leasure, A. R., Delise, D., Clifton, S. C., & Pascucci, M. A. (2009). Health information literacy: Hardwiring behavior through multilevels of instruction and application. Dimensions of Critical Care Nursing, 28(6), 276-282.

Maggio, L. A., & Posley, K. A. (2011). Training the trainers: Teaching clinician educators to provide information literacy skills feedback. Journal of The Medical Library Association99(3), 258-261. doi:10.3163/1536-5050.99.3.014

Miller, L. C., Jones, B. B., Graves, R. S., & Sievert, M. (2010). Merging silos: Collaborating for information literacy. Journal of Continuing Education In Nursing41(6), 267-272. doi:10.3928/00220124-20100401-03

Skiba, D. J. (2005). Preparing for evidence-based practice: Revisiting information literacy. Nursing Education Perspectives26(5), 310-311.

Stevenson, P. (2012). Evaluating educational interventions for information literacy. Health Information & Libraries Journal29(1), 81-86. doi:10.1111/j.1471-1842.2011.00976.x

Wilkinson, A., While, A. E., & Roberts, J. (2009). Measurement of information and communication technology experience and attitudes to e-learning of students in the healthcare professions: integrative review. Journal of Advanced Nursing65(4), 755-772. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2648.2008.04924.x




Mathson, S., & Lorenzen, M. (2008). We won't be fooled again: Teaching critical thinking via evaluation of hoax and historical revisionist websites in a library credit course. College & Undergraduate Libraries 15(1/2), 211-230.

Schiff, S. (2004). School libraries and the use of primary sources in history education: Exploring need and solutions. Current Studies in Librarianship 28(1/2), 51-57.

Walker, T. R. (2006). Historical literacy: Reading history through film. Social Studies 97(1), 30-34.


Human Services


Dold, C. J. (2014). Critical information literacy: A model for transdisciplinary research in behavioral sciences. Journal of Academic Librarianship40(2), 179-184. doi:10.1016/j.acalib.2014.03.002

Holler, C. M. (2009). Client-based projects and the ACRL information literacy competency standards for higher education. Behavioral & Social Sciences Librarian28(1/2), 7-22. doi:10.1080/01639260902862041

Wheeler, D. P., & Goodman, H. (2007). Health and mental health social workers need information literacy skills. Health & Social Work32(3), 235-237.


Interior Design


Brown, J. (2002). Library instruction for students in design disciplines: Scenarios, exercises, and techniques. Ottawa, Ontario: ARLIS/NA.

Brown, J. (2002). The visual learner and information literacy: Generating instruction strategies for design students. VRA Bulletin29(3), 28-32.

Payne, D.  (2008). Exhibiting information literacy: Site-specific art and design interventions at the Ontario College of Art & Design. Art Libraries Journal 33 (1), 35-41.

Vecchiola, R.  (2011). Using ARLIS/NA information competencies for students in design disciplines in course integrated information literacy instruction at Washington University in St. Louis. Art Documentation: Journal of the Art Libraries Society of North America, 30 (1), 74-78.


Military Science


Frerichs, R. L., & DiRienzo, S. (2011). Establishing a framework for intelligence education and trainingJFQ: Joint Force Quarterly, (62), 68-73.

Chiste, K., Glover, A., & Westwood, G. (2000). Perspectives on. . . Infiltration and entrenchment: Capturing and securing information literacy territory in academeJournal of Academic Librarianship26(3), 202.




Christensen, B. (2004). Warp, weft, and waffle: Weaving information literacy into an undergraduate music curriculum. Notes 60 (3), 616-631.

Geary, G., Snyder, L., Abromeit, K., Campana, D. (ed.). (2004). Music Library Instruction. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press.

Goebel, N., Neff, P., & Mandeville, A. (2007). Assessment within the Augustana model of undergraduate discipline-specific information literacy credit courses. Public Services Quarterly 3 (1/2), 165-189.

Pierce, D. (2004). Incorporating information literacy into the music curriculum: A look at ACRL's best practices initiative and successful music programs. Music Reference Services Quarterly 8 (4), 57-76.


Natural Sciences


Brown, C., & Krumholz, L. R. (2002). Integrating information literacy into the science curriculum. College & Research Libraries63(2), 111.

DeChambeau, A. L., & Sasowsky, I. D. (2003). Using information literacy standards to improve geoscience courses. Journal of Geoscience Education51(5), 490-495.

Firooznia, F., & Andreadis, D. K. (2006). Information literacy in introductory biology. Journal Of College Science Teaching35(6), 23-27.

Gill, R. A., & Burke, I. C. (1999). Using an environmental science course to promote scientific literacy. Journal of College Science Teaching29(2), 105.

Kuruppu, P. U., & Gruber, A. (2006). Understanding the information needs of academic scholars in agricultural and biological sciences. Journal of Academic Librarianship,32(6), 609-623.

Popescu, A., & Morgan, J. (2007). Teaching information evaluation and critical thinking skills in physics classesPhysics Teacher45(8), 507-510. doi:10.1119/1.2798365

Scaramozzino, J. M. (2008). An undergraduate science information literacy tutorial in a web 2.0 world. Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship55.

Schuetz, C. (2009). Not your parents' chemistry class. College & Research Libraries News70(9), 522-525.

Smith, E. M. (2003). Developing an information skills curriculum for the sciencesIssues in Science and Technology Librarianship37.

Solla, L. (2003). Low stress opportunity for research students to explore information resources: Information literacy for the physical scientist. Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, 37.

Winterman, B. (2009). Building better biology undergraduates through information literacy integrationIssues in Science and Technology Librarianship(58). doi:10.5062/F4736NT6




Kodderman, A. D., & Canon, N. (2005). What does it mean to orient oneself in thinking? Developing skills to read and write effectively about philosophy. The State University of New York Digital Repository.


Political Science/Government


Brunvand, A., & Pashkova-Balkenhol, T. (2008). Undergraduate use of government information: What citation studies tell us about instruction strategies. Portal: Libraries & The Academy8(2), 197-209.

Cope, J., & Flanagan, R. (2013). Information literacy in the study of American politics: Using new media to teach information literacy in the political science classroom. Behavioral & Social Sciences Librarian32(1), 3-23. doi:10.1080/01639269.2013.750198

Hogenboom, K. (2005). Going beyond .gov: Using government information to teach evaluation of sources. Portal: Libraries & The Academy5(4), 455-466.

Stevens, C. R., & Campbell, P. J. (2008). Collaborating with librarians to develop lower division political science students' information literacy competencies. Journal of Political Science Education4(2), 225-252.

Williams, M. H. & Evans, J. J. (2008). Factors in information literacy education. Journal of Political Science Education, 4(1), 116-130.

Williams, M. H., Goodson, K. A., & Howard, W. G. (2006). Weighing the research paper option: The difference that information literacy skills can make. PS: Political Science & Politics, 39(3): 513-519.




Dold, C. J. (2014). Critical information literacy: A model for transdisciplinary research in behavioral sciences. Journal of Academic Librarianship40(2), 179-184. doi:10.1016/j.acalib.2014.03.002

Larkin, J. E., & Pines, H. A. (2005). Developing information literacy and research skills in introductory psychology: A case study. Journal of Academic Librarianship,31(1), 40-45.

Paglia, A., & Donahue, A. (2003). Collaboration works: Integrating information competencies into the psychology curricula. Reference Services Review, 31(4), 320-8.

Platt, J., & Platt, T. L. (2013). Library anxiety among undergraduates enrolled in a research methods in psychology course. Behavioral & Social Sciences Librarian32(4), 240-251. doi:10.1080/01639269.2013.841464




Afdal, G. (2008). Religious education as a research discipline: An activity theoretical perspective. British Journal of Religious Education 30(3), 199 - 210.

Brown, L. S. (2000). The design of an information literacy program at a non-traditional seminary. Journal of Religious & Theological Information 3(1): 39-83.

Burmeister, B., Oldfield, T., & Schatzlein, S. (2006). IUPUI University Library use and the Religious Studies Department. Indiana Libraries 25(3), 26-31.

Gunton, L. (2011). Religious information literacy: using information to learn in church community. Australian Library Journal 6(2), 155-164.

Helland, C. (2006). Websites for the study of new religious movements. Religious Studies Review,32(4), 222-223. 




Yang, F. (2012). Exploring the information literacy of professionals in safety management. Safety Science50(2), 294-299. doi:10.1016/j.ssci.2011.08.066



Alfino, M., Pajer, M., Pierce, L., & Jenks, K. (2008). Advancing critical thinking and information literacy skills in first year college students. College & Undergraduate Libraries15(1/2), 81-98. doi:10.1080/10691310802176871

Baker, L. (2006). Library instruction in the rear view mirror: A reflective look at the evolution of a first-year library program using evidence-based practice. College & Undergraduate Libraries13(2), 1-20. doi:10.1300/J106v13n02•01

Hiscock, J., & Marriott, P. (2003) A happy partnership -- Using an information portal to integrate information literacy skills into an undergraduate foundation course. Australian Academic & Research Libraries, 34(1), 32-41.

Jacobs, H. M., & Jacobs, D. (2009). Transforming the one-shot library session into pedagogical collaboration: Information literacy and the English composition class. Reference & User Services Quarterly49(1), 72-82.




Caravello, P. S., Kain, E. L., Kuchi, T., Macicak, S., & Weiss, G. L. (2008). Information literacy: The partnership of sociology faculty and social science librarians. Teaching Sociology36(1), 8-16.

Caravello, P. S. (2006). Research skills for anthropology and sociology students. Anthropology News, 47(9), 22.

Dodgen, L., Naper, S., Palmer, O., & Rapp, A. (2003). Not so SILI: Sociology information literacy infusion as the focus of faculty and librarian collaboration. Community & Junior College Libraries11(4), 27-33.

Lee Roberts, R., & Taormina, M. (2013). Collaborative co-design for library workshops. Behavioral & Social Sciences Librarian32(1), 46-56. doi:10.1080/01639269.2013.755875

McGuinness, C. (2006). What faculty think-Exploring the barriers to information literacy development in undergraduate education. Journal of Academic Librarianship32(6), 573-582.