Competency Standards for Higher Education (ACRL)
The Association of College and Research Libraries has developed
list of competency standards
that students should achieve on the road to becoming information
In developing Library instruction for students, the LCSC
Instruction Librarian (Barbara Barnes) has
sorted the ACRL skills into
4 levels of increasing complexity and difficulty.
Instruction sessions for
freshmen will focus mostly on acquisition of Level A skills,
while instruction sessions for upper-class
students can move on to higher level skills.