Information Literacy

Research and Collaboration across Disciplines

edited by Barbara J. D'Angelo, Sandra Jamieson, Barry Maid, and Janice R. Walker

Perspectives on Writing series

Co-Published with CSU Open Press


This collection brings together scholarship and pedagogy from multiple perspectives and disciplines, offering nuanced and complex perspectives on Information Literacy in the second decade of the twenty-first century. Taking as a starting point the concerns that prompted the Association of Research Libraries (ACRL) to review the Information Literacy Standards for Higher Education and develop the Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education (2015), the chapters in this collection consider six frameworks that place students in the role of both consumer and producer of information within today's collaborative information environments. Contributors respond directly or indirectly to the work of the ACRL, providing a bridge between past/current knowledge and the future and advancing the notion that faculty, librarians, administrators, and external stakeholders share responsibility and accountability for the teaching, learning, and research of Information Literacy.

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Barbara J. D'Angelo is Clinical Associate Professor of Technical Communication at Arizona State University and Graduate Advisor for the MS in Technical Communication Program. She formerly served as Director of Assessment and Curriculum for the undergraduate technical communication degree program and coordinated a multi-section professional writing course for nurses. She has presented and published on topics related to information literacy, technical communication, writing assessment, and curriculum development at the Conference on College Composition and Communication, the Association for Business Communication annual convention, and the International Writing Across the Disciplines conference among others. She is the recipient of the 2011 Francis W. Weeks Award of Merit from the Association for Business Communication.

Sandra Jamieson is professor of English and Director of Writing Across the Curriculum at Drew University. She co-edited Information Literacy: Research and Collaboration Across the Disciplines, and Coming of Age: The Advanced Writing Curriculum (winner of the WPA Best Book Award), and is co-author of The Bedford Guide to Writing in the Disciplines. A Citation Project principal researcher, she has also published on various aspects of student writing.

Barry Maid is Professor and Founding Head of the Technical Communication Program at Arizona State University. He was head of that program for ten years. Previously, he was Chair of English at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock where he helped lead the creation of the Department of Rhetoric and Writing. He is the author of numerous articles and chapters primarily focusing on technology, independent writing programs, and program administration including assessment. He and Barbara D'Angelo have written multiple articles on information literacy and writing. In addition, he is a co-author, with Duane Roen and Greg Glau, of The McGraw-Hill Guide: Writing for College, Writing for Life.

Janice R. Walker is Professor of Writing and Linguistics and Chair of the Institutional Review Board (IRB) at Georgia Southern University. She has published journal articles, book chapters, and books about online research, documentation, intellectual property, and information literacy, including The Columbia Guide to Online Style (with Todd Taylor); Bookmarks: A Guide to Writing and Research (with John Ruszkiewicz and Michael A. Pemberton); and TNT: Texts and Technology (with Ollie O. Oviedo). She is founder and coordinator of the Graduate Research Network at the annual Computers and Writing Conference and co-coordinator for the Georgia Conference on Information Literacy hosted annually by Georgia Southern University. Her current research includes serving as the Principal Investigator for the LILAC Project (Learning Information Literacy across the Curriculum), a multi-institutional study of students' online information-seeking behaviors.

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Book Details

  • Paperback Price: $40.00
  • Paperback ISBN: 978-1-60732-657-1
  • Publication Month: March
  • Publication Year: 2017
  • Pages: 464
  • Discount Type: Short
  • Author: edited by Barbara J. D'Angelo, Sandra Jamieson, Barry Maid, and Janice R. Walker
  • ECommerce Code: 978-1-60732-657-1