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University Libraries Instructional Services

Learn more about the Instructional Services department: our services, policies, and long-term goals and plans.

Recommended Reading & Sources Consulted

Recommended Reading and Sources Consulted


ACRL. (2016). Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education.

Appalachian State University. (2009). Library Instruction Plan.

Benson, D. & DeSanto, D. (2016). The 360° feedback model for library instructors: Observing, teaching, reflecting, adapting. College

& Research Libraries, 77(9), 448-451.

Bizup, J. (2008). BEAM: A rhetorical vocabulary for teaching research-based writing. Rhetoric Review. Communication & Mass

Media Complete, 27(1), 72-86.

Greer, K., Hess, A. N., & Kraemer, E. W. (2016). The librarian leading the machine: A reassessment of library instruction methods.

College & Research Libraries, 77(3), 286-301. doi:10.5860/crl.77.3.286

Meyer, J. & Land, R. (2003). Threshold Concepts and Troublesome Knowledge: Linkages to Ways of Thinking and Practicing within

the Disciplines. Edinburgh, UK: University of Edinburgh.

Moore, J. L. (2012). Designing for Transfer: A Threshold Concept. Journal Of Faculty Development, 26(3), 19-24.

Riehle, C. F., & Weiner, S. A. (2013). High-Impact Educational Practices: An Exploration of the Role of Information Literacy. College &

Undergraduate Libraries20 (2), 127-143. doi:10.1080/10691316.2013.789658

Townsend, L., Brunetti, K., & Hofer, A. R. (2011). Threshold Concepts and Information Literacy. Portal: Libraries And The Academy, (3),

Development.