Project Information Literacy is a national study about early adults and their information-seeking behaviors, competencies, and the challenges they face when conducting research in the digital age. The large-scale and collaborative research initiative investigates how early adults from different college campuses conduct research for coursework and how they conduct "everyday research" for use in their daily lives ... more > What Is PIL? > What is PIL? Check out an infographic with key findings from our research.
NOTE: While the Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education are currently in force, during 2013-14, an ACRL task force is extensively revising them. Read more and listen to recordings from an open forum held Fall 2013. 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.
Information Literacy -professional resources