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Information Fluency in the Arts

Resources

The ACRL IS Information Literacy in the Disciplines Committee has gathered links and citations to information literacy standards and curricula developed by accrediting agencies, professional associations, and institutions of higher education in Art.

1. Accrediting Agencies & Professional Associations

Art Libraries Society of North America

Brown, Jeanne M., Paul Glassman, and Janine J. Henri. The Library and the Accreditation Process in Design Disciplines: Best Practices (ARLIS/NA Occasional Paper No. 14).
Brown, Jeanne, Jane Carlin, Thomas Caswell, Edith Crowe, Maya Gervits, Susan Lewis, Alan Michelson, Barbara Opar, and Jennifer Parker. 2007. Information Competencies for Students in Design Disciplines.” Art Libraries Society of North America. 
Ball, Heather, Bella Karr Gerlich, Tule Gianni, Paul Glassman, B.J. Irvine, Amy Lucker, Joan Stahl, and Mary Wassermann. Core competencies and core curricula for the art library and visual resources professions. (ARLIS/NA Occasional Paper No. 15)

National Association of Schools of Art & Design (NASAD)

National Association of School of Arts and Design Handbook 2015-2016. http://nasad.arts-accredit.org/site/docs/Handbook/NASAD_HANDBOOK_2015-16.pdf. Reston, VA: NASAD.

2. Curricula, Articles, & Presentations

Atkins, Priscilla. “Information literacy and the arts.” College & Research Libraries News 62 no.11 (2001): 1086-1089.

Beaudoin, Joan. “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 no.2 (2005): 34-37.

Bennett, Hannah. “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 no.1 (2006): 38-42.

Brown, Jeanne M. 2003. “Accreditation Requirements and the Library.” In The Library and the Accreditation Process in Design Disciplines: Best Practices, edited by Jeanne M. Brown, Paul Glassman, & Janine. J. Henri, 7-23. Kanata, Ontario, Canada: Art Library Society of North America 2003. (This chapter discusses requirements of The National Association of Schools of Art and Design and The National Architectural Accrediting Board as well as other design discipline accrediting bodies.)

Brown, Jeanne M. (ed.). Library instruction for students in design disciplines: Scenarios, exercises, and techniques. Kanata, Ontario: Art Libraries Society of North America, 2002.

Brown, Jeanne M. “The visual learner and information literacy: Generating instruction strategies for design students.” VRA Bulletin, 29 no.3 (2002): 28-32.

Cunningham, Cindy, Danuta Nitecki , and Loanne Snavely.  “Eye to I: Visual Literacy Meets Information Literacy.” ACRL Arts Section / Instruction Section ALA Annual Conference Program. Washington, D.C., June 24, 2007.

Dirst, Tara L. “Improving Art History Education: Library and Faculty Partnerships in Instructional Technology Development.” Information Technology & Libraries 22 no.2 (2003): 83-87.

Foo, Schubert, Xue Zhang, Yun-Ke Chang, Shaheen Majid, Intan Azura Mokhtar, Joanna Sin, Yin-Leng Theng. “Information literacy skills of humanities, arts, and social science tertiary students in Singapore.” Reference & User Services Quarterly 53 no.1 (2013): 40-50. Academic Search Premier EBSCOhost (accessed December 1, 2015).

Garcia, Larissa, and Jessica Labette. “Threshold Concepts as Metaphors for the Creative Process: Adapting the Framework for Information Literacy to Studio Art Classes.” Art Documentation: Journal of the Art Libraries Society of North America, 34 no.2 (Fall 2015): 235-248 http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1086/683383 (accessed December 1, 2015)

Gendron, Heather, and Eva Sclippa. “Where Visual and Information Literacies Meet: Redesigning Research Skills Teaching Assessment for Large Art History Survey Courses.” Art Documentation: Journal of the Art Libraries of North America, 33 no.2 (Fall 2014): 327-344 http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1086/678526 (accessed December 1, 2015)

Hattwig, Denise, Kaila Bussert, Ann Medaille, and Joanna Burgess. “Visual Literacy Standards in Higher Education: New Opportunities for Libraries and Student Learning.” portal: Libraries and the Academy 13 no.1 (January 2013): 61-89 http://DOI: 10.1353/pla.2013.0008 (accessed November 23, 2015)

Kuglitsch, Rebecca Z. “Teaching for Transfer: Reconciling the Framework with Disciplinary Information Literacy.” portal: Libraries and the Academy 15 no.3 (July 2015): 457-470 http://DOI: 10.1353/pla.2015.0040 (accessed November 23, 2015)

Learned, Betsy Peck (moderator), Carole Ann Fabian, Barbara Polowy, Stephanie Frontz, Sarah Dickinson, and Deborah Ultan Boudewyns (recorder). “De-Googleing Today’s Students: Successful Models of Art Library Instruction.”  33rd Annual Conference of the Art Libraries Society of North America. Hilton Americas, Houston, TX, April 1-5, 2005. (Handout)

National Association of Schools of Art and Design. 2005. Studio art and design and research: Multiple relationships and possibilities.

Nelson, Nerissa. “Visual literacy and library instruction: A critical analysis.” Education Libraries 27 no. 1 (2004): 5-10.

Parker, Jennifer (moderator), Jeanne Brown, Claudia Covert, Lucie Stylianopoulos, Kristina Keogh (recorder). 2007. “Communication and Collaboration: Working with Faculty for Information Fluency.”35th Annual Conference of the Art Libraries Society of North America. Sheraton Colony Square, Atlanta, GA.

Payne, Daniel. “Exhibiting information literacy: Site-specific art and design interventions at the Ontario College of Art & Design.” Art Libraries Journal 33 no.1 (2008): 35-41.

Salisbury, Fiona, and Jenny Ellis. “Online and face-to-face: evaluating methods for teaching information literacy skills to undergraduate arts students.” Library Review 52 no.5 (2003): 209-217.

Tao, Dorothy. “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  no.1 (2005): 29-37.

Vecchiola, Rina. “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 no. 1 (2011): 74-78. http://www.jstor.org/stable/27949570.

Zanin-Yost, Alessia, and Erin Tapley. “Learning in the Art Classroom: Making the Connection Between Research and Art.” Art Documentation: Journal of the Art Libraries Society of North America 27 no.2 (Fall 2008): 40-45 http://Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/27949494 (Accessed November 23, 2015)-

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