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Biology - U Research Resources : Biology Information Literacy Standards & Related Readings

Biology Information Literacy Standards

 Information Literacy Standards for Science and Technology (2006, June). Science & Technology Section of the Association of College and Research Libraries.

Related Readings/Assignment & Assessment Ideas

Brickman, P., Gormally, C., Francom, G., Jardeleza, S. E., Schutte, V. W., Jordan, C., & Kanizay, L. (2012). Media-savvy scientific literacy: Developing critical evaluation skills by investigating scientific claimsAmerican Biology Teacher74(6), 374-379. doi:10.1525/abt.2012.74.6.4

Firooznia, F., & Andreadis, D. K. (2006). Information literacy in introductory biologyJournal Of College Science Teaching35(6), 23-27.

Jacob, N., & Heisel, A. P. (2008). A faculty-librarian partnership for investigative learning in the introductory biology laboratoryJournal Of College Science Teaching37(4), 54-59.

Porter, J. R. (2005). Information literacy in biology education: An example from an advanced cell biology course. Cell Biology Education (4)4, 335-343. doi: 10.1187/cbe.04-12-0060

Winterman, B. (2009).  Building better biology undergraduates through information literacy integrationIssues in Science and Technology Librarianship. 58. Retrieved from