Information Competency Plan
for the California Community Colleges


ACRL/BIS Task Force. Model Statement of Objectives for Academic Bibliographic Instruction. 1987. 7 p. and ACRL. Guidelines for Instruction Programs in Academic Libraries. 1987. 3 p.

American Association of School Librarians. Position Statement on Information Literacy: a Position Paper on Information Problem Solving. 1993. Developed by the Wisconsin Educational Media Association and endorsed by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. Adopted by the National Forum on Information Literacy, an umbrella group of 60 organizations.

Association of American School Librarians (AASL)/Association for Educational Communications & Technology (AECT) National Guidelines Vision Committee. Information Literacy Standards for Student Learning, Draft #5. October 7, 1996.

Board of Governors. California Community Colleges. The New Basic Agenda, Policy Directions for Student Success. August 1996.

Breivik, Patricia Senn. Student Learning in the Information Age. Phoenix: Oryx Press. American Council on Education, 1998.

Bruce, Christine. The Seven Faces of Information Literacy. Adelaide: Auslib Press, 1997.

Cal Poly Pomona Academic Senate. Resolution on Information Competence, What is Information Competence? and from the ACRL Statement of Objectives for Academic Bibliographic Instruction. 1997. 3 p. Access:

California Intersegmental Articulation Council. Handbook of California Articulation Policies and Procedures. California, 1995.

California Library Networking Task Force. The Library of California. California State Library. January 1996.

California Library Association. Public Policy - Empowering Users. Adopted by Assembly November 14, 1995. 1 p.

CARL Task Force to Recommend an Information Literacy Standard to WASC. Draft Recommendations to WASC on an Information Literacy Standard. September 1997. 2 p.

Chancellor's Office, California Community Colleges. California Community Colleges Instructional Equipment & Library Materials, 1997-1998 Fiscal Year. 1997. 2 p.

Chancellor's Office, California Community Colleges. California Community Colleges 1998-1999 Budget. November 1997. 61 p.

Chancellor's Office, California Community Colleges. The Library and Learning Resources Programs Agenda: The Challenge to Improve Library and Learning Resources Programs and Services in the California Community Colleges (Draft). March 1996.

Chancellor's Office, California Community Colleges. The Effectiveness of California Community Colleges on Selected Performance Measures. October 1996.

Chancellors Office, California State University. Integrated Technology Strategy, Planning and Implementation Process. 1997.

Cohen Inez and Elmer Jan. Basic Library and Information Competencies: a Unified State-wide Approach. Final Report. 1995. City College of San Francisco Library, Technical Consultant: Carol Brendlinger. Funded in part by an Intersegmental Joint Faculty Projects Grant administered by the Chancellor's Office, California Community College. 26 p.

Colsson, Rosemary B. "The Learning Society: How Shall Community Colleges Respond?" Community College Review, v 24, number 1, Summer, 1996. 18 p.

Consortium for Educational Technology for University Systems. The Academic Library in the Information Age: Changing Roles. CSU-SUNY-CUNY Joint Committee, CETUS, 1997. 18 p.

Counseling and Library Faculty Issues Committee of the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges, 1996-1997 and 1997-1998. Adopted by the State Academic Senate April 25, 1998. Information Competency in the California Community Colleges.

Curriculum and Instructional Resources Division. The Curriculum Standards Handbook for the California Community Colleges. Chancellor's Office, California Community Colleges. 1995.

Dowler, Lawrence, ed. Gateways to Knowledge, the Role of Academic Libraries in Teaching, Learning and Research. Cambridge: MIT Press, 1997.

Educational Council for Technology in Learning. Recommendations Regarding Technology-Based Content and Performance Standards. Sacramento: California Department of Education, Educational Technology Office, July 8, 1996.

Goff, Linda J. and Karen Kay. Proceedings of the 1993 Intersegmental Information Literacy Task Force Conference, a Preconference to the Second Annual California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office Conference. March 31, 1994. Includes Transforming Knowledge and Information, a Strategic Plan for CSU Libraries for the 21st Century. Version 2A. Prepared by the CSU Council of Library Directors. 47 p.

Information Competence Work Group. Susan C. Curzon, Chair, Information Competence - Interim Report. August 28, 1997.

Information Competency Draft Resolution (towards establishment of an intersegmental information literacy requirement in California). Revised edition. Drafted by participants in an April 1995 Preconference on Bibliographic Instruction/Information Literacy sponsored by the Chancellor's Office of the California Community Colleges. Revised by the Community College Interest Group (CCIG) of CARL. September, 1997. 1 p.

Judy, Richard W., and Carol D'Amico. Workforce 2020, Work and Workers in the 21st Century. Indianapolis: Hudson Institute, 1997.

Knutsen, Kirk L. California Community College Library Acquisition Needs: 1995-2005, A Study Prepared Pursuant to Supplemental Report Language, Item 6120-022-001, Budget Act of 1995-1996. California Research Bureau, California State Library, January 12, 1996.

Laun, Mary Ann, Comp. On-Ramps to Electronic Highways: Database Trends, Practices and Expenditures in California's Community College Libraries. Compiled for the Council of Chief Librarians, California Community Colleges. June 1997.

Los Angeles Unified School District. Student Learning Standards. Language Arts. n.d.

National Information Literacy Initiative (NILI). Includes a useful 6-page bibliography on the topic.
Access: http://www.ala.acrl/nili/nilihp.html

Norman, Carolyn F. Information Competency in the California Community Colleges, a Status Report. A Chancellor's Office Staff Report to the Educational Policy Committee of the Board of Governors. March 13, 1996. 22 p.

Norman, Carolyn F. A Study of the System's Library and Learning Resources over a Period of Seven Years, 1988-89 to 1994-95. Chancellor's Office, California Community Colleges, May 1997.

O*NET, the Occupational Information Network, the nation's primary source of occupational information. O*NET Project. Department of Labor. Office of Policy and Research, Employment and Training Administration, 200 Constitution Ave., NW, MS N5637, Washington, DC 20210.

Saveri, Andrea. The Future of California Local libraries, Preliminary Survey Results. California Library Association. November 11, 1995.

United States. Department of Education. Office of Vocational and Adult Education. Community College Liaison Office. Investing in Quality, Affordable Education for All American, A New Look at Community Colleges. Washington: GPO, October, 1997.

United States. Department of Labor. The Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills. Learning a Living: A Blueprint for High Performance, a SCANS Report for America 2000. Washington: GPO, 1992.

Work Group on Information Competence, Susan C. Curzon Chair, Information Competence in the California State University: A Report submitted to the Commission on Learning Resources and Instructional Technology. December 1995. 22 p.



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