A model defining core abilities and understandings of information literacy in higher education.
Seven pillars model
In 1999, The SCONUL Working Group on Information Literacy published “Information skills in higher education: a SCONUL position paper” (SCONUL, 1999), introducing the Seven Pillars of Information Skills model. Since then, the model has been adopted by librarians and teachers around the world as a means of helping them to deliver information skills to their learners. The model was revised in 2011, and then reviewed in 2015.
SCONUL endeavours to keep this work up-to-date an a changing educational environment through regular reviews and lenses for different users.
Reviews of the model
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