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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 Forum69(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.




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

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.

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.




İncekara, S. (2010). Geography education in Asia: Samples from different countries and Turkey. Education131(1), 220-232.

Price, B. (2010). Teaching effective literature use skills for research reports in geography. Journal of Geography In Higher Education34(2), 247-264. doi:10.1080/03098260903493945


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.





Daugman, E., McCall, L., & McMahan, K. (2011). Designing and implementing an information literacy course in the humanities. Communications In Information Literacy5(2), 127-143.

Head, A. J. (2008). Information literacy from the trenches: How do humanities and social science majors conduct academic research?. College & Research Libraries69(5), 427-445.

Shapiro, J. J., & Hughes, S. K. (1996). Information literacy as a liberal art. Educom Review31(2), 31.



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.





Fisher, B. (2001). Teaching literacy for lifelong learning: A new look. Journal of Correctional Education52(2), 58-61.

Evaluating the knowledge and use of web 2.0 technology among criminal justice students at two-year and graduate level institutions of higher learning. (2011). Sociological Viewpoints2776-93.



Military Science


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

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





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 classes. Physics 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 sciences. Issues 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 integration. Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, (58). doi:10.5062/F4736NT6








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.




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

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