Project Information Literacy: A large-scale study about early adults and their research habits. Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education. The Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education (originally approved in 2000) were rescinded by the ACRL Board of Directors on June 25, 2016, at the 2016 ALA Annual Conference in Orlando, Florida, which means they are no longer in force.
This document (and the PDF) will remain on the website until July 1, 2017 to allow for the transition to the Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education. ACRL is developing resources to assist librarians in using the Framework. Introduction Information Literacy Defined. Information Literacy -professional resources. Units.sla.org/division/ded/educationlibraries/34-2.pdf.