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About the Information Literacy Interest Group

This interest group works together to investigate and articulate learning outcomes and assessment measures for information literacy requirements prescribed by the Louisiana Board of Regents.

Some tasks undertaken by the group include:

  • Investigate and recommend ongoing information literacy activities, best practices, outcomes, and assessments;
  • Incorporate ACRL Information Literacy Frameworks;
  • Investigate and identify methods to assist libraries in developing, or restoring, local collections, services, and facilities;
  • Suggest programming for webinars, training workshops, and conferences;
  • Publish a quarterly update for the LOUIS newsletter;

Working Documents and Reports

Meet the Moderators

Megan Lowe

Megan Lowe

Megan Lowe has served the University Library of the University of Louisiana at Monroe since 2003. She is tenured and has achieved the rank of Associate Professor. She has chaired and served on several committees both in the Library and for the University, including serving on the Faculty Senate, as well as serving LOUIS: The Library Consortium in several capacities. She founded and edits a journal on topics and issues in academic libraries and librarianship known as Codex: The Journal of the Louisiana Chapter of the ACLR; she has also authored or co-authored several articles and a book chapter on topics pertaining to libraries and librarianship. As a reference/instruction librarian and Coordinator of Public Services, she appreciates the importance of information literacy and meeting the info lit needs of her campus community.

Want to Join?

The Information Literacy Interest Group operates on the iLit-L discussion list.

If you would like join the group, jump over to the TASK Portal for an in-depth overview of how the discussion lists work and subscribe today!