21 November 2006


Communications in Information Literacy will debut with the Spring 2007 issue (1 February) and will publish two issues per year. It is described as “a new, independent, professional, refereed electronic journal dedicated to advancing knowledge, theory, and research in the area of information literacy. The journal is committed to the principles of information literacy as set forth by the Association of College and Research Libraries. Additionally, CIL is committed to the principles of open access for academic research.”

CIL seeks manuscripts on subject matter of interest to professionals in the area of higher education who are committed to advancing information literacy. Manuscripts may be theoretical, research-based, or of a practical nature. Some suggested topics include, but are by no means limited to definitions and standards for IL, pedagogies and learning theories, assessment, developing an IL strategy within your institution, designing an IL program, lesson planning, classroom instruction, online instruction, and instructional competencies. It is advisable but not required to check with the Editors-in-Chief, Chris Hollister and Stewart Brower [University at Buffalo, New York] at before submitting a manuscript.

URL: http://www.comminfolit.org/index.php/cil

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