Project Information Literacy: A large-scale study about early adults and their research habits. Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education. These standards were reviewed by the ACRL Standards Committee and approved by the Board of Directors of the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) on January 18, 2000, at the Midwinter Meeting of the American Library Association in San Antonio, Texas.
These standards were also endorsed by the American Association for Higher Education (October 1999) and the Council of Independent Colleges (February 2004). A PDF of this document is available. ACRL has a constellation of documents on information literacy; you may also find the Framework for Information Literacy in Higher Education of interest. Print copies may be purchased from the Association of College and Research Libraries for $25.00 for a package of 25, including standard postage. Information Literacy -professional resources. Units.sla.org/division/ded/educationlibraries/34-2.pdf.