Albright College is committed to maintaining the highest standards of information literacy and creative thinking in both its curriculum and its campus culture. The Albright College Gingrich Library provides comprehensive information literacy modules and works diligently with faculty to intergrate the standards set forth by the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL).
Assignments -- Asignments, IL Modules and IL tutorials
ACRL Framework--The new ACRL Framework that replaces the standards
The Old Standards- the ACRL division of the American Library Association has set the highest standards for College and University level Information Literacy. These standards have since been rescinded and replaced with the ACRL Framework.
Getting Assistance -- Who to contact to get assistance.
The Information Literacy Program provides information literacy instruction and training based upon the needs of students, faculty, and staff and promotes effective use of library resources and technology. Information literacy is a set of abilities requiring individuals to "recognize when information is needed and have the ability to locate, evaluate, and use effectively the needed information." Information literacy is fundamental and is an integral part of the academic experience.
Accompanying Documents & Procedures