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Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education (ACRL): Lesson Plans, Resources, & Videos

Lesson Plans

We've developed Framework related lesson plans that can be used in conjunction with the posters or brochures.
These resources are CC-BY-NC-SA licensed so you can download them and modify them to fit your institution's needs.


Embedded Resources

Each of the posters on the tabs in this guide contains some embedded content.
Links to those resources are listed below.

Authority is Constructed and Contextual Poster

Evaluating Sources for Credibility (NCSU Libraries, 2015. CC-BY-NC-SA 3.0 US license)

What Makes a Source Authoritative (Research Services, Bucknell University, 2016)

Information Creation as a Process Poster

Know Your Sources: A Guide to Understanding Sources (Portland Community College Library, 2014. CC-BY-NC-SA 4.0 International)

Information Has Value Poster

Fair Use in a Day in the Life of a College Student (Commissioned by the Association of Research Libraries, designed by YIPPA. 2016,, CC-BY)

Information Has Value Video (Research Services, Bucknell University, 2017)

Research as Inquiry Poster

Picking Your Topic IS Research (NCSU Libraries, 2014. CC-BY-NC-SA 3.0 US license)

Research as Inquiry Video (Research Services, Bucknell University, 2016.)

Scholarship as Conversation Poster

Scholarship as Conversation (WVU Libraries, 2016.)

What are the Modes of Discourse Video (Research Services, Bucknell University, 2016.)

Searching as Strategic Exploration Poster

Research 101: Searching is Strategic (Anna Eisen, Kali Stoehr, Kimberly Tate, University Libraries, University of Washington

How to Use a Source: The BEAM Method (Wendy Hayden and Stephanie Margolin, Hunter College Libraries, 2016. CC-BY-NC-SA 4.0 International license)

What is the Scope of Your Research Video (Research Services, Bucknell University, 2017.)