Teaching Resources

The Fun of Motivation: Crossing the Threshold Concepts

Combines theory with specific lesson plans and assessment options related to ACRL's threshold concepts.

The Future Scholar: Researching and Teaching the Frameworks for Writing and Information Literacy

Two dozen teachers, librarians, administrators, and writing center professionals share their expertise and insights on successfully utilizing the frameworks for writing and information literacy. 

The Information Literacy Test (ILT)

Standardized 1-hour IL test based on ACRL's IL Standards for Higher Education. Internet-based and includes 60 multiple-choice questions. The test demonstrated both reliability andvalidity.
Open Textbooks at SUNY

The Information Literacy User’s Guide: An Open, Online Textbook

The Information Literacy User’s Guide introduces students to critical concepts of information literacy as defined for the information-infused and technology-rich environment in which they

The Library Instruction Cookbook

Collects ideas for interactive information literacy lessons.

The National Teaching and Learning Forum

Practice-focused newsletter with summations of SoTL findings, plus columns on “what works” for assignments and in-class teaching.

The New Instruction Librarian: A Workbook for Trainers and Learners

Roadmap specifically for librarians who are new to instruction, or who are charged with training someone who is new.

The One-Shot Library Instruction Survival Guide

Strategies to guide students towards meeting instructors' expectations for critical thinking. Includes sections on active learning, assessment, and the ACRL Framework.

The Primary Source Research Matrix

Research relevant to the classroom use of primary sources from the Teaching Primary Source Consortium Group and the Educational Development Center.

The RADAR Challenge

The RADAR Challenge is an online game developed by the librarians at Loyola Marymount University. The game is designed to be played in teams during a class or library session.