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Information Literacy Services Committee  

This guide provides an overview of IL Services Committee activities and contains pertinent documents such as meeting minutes and timelines.
Last Updated: Dec 14, 2016 URL: Print Guide RSS UpdatesEmail Alerts

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Committee Members

Bonnie Lafazan

Dina Meky

Amanda Piekart

Matthew Regan (Chair & Assessment Coordinator)


IL Services Committee Statement of Purpose

Our purpose is to provide the Berkeley College community (students, faculty, associates) with meaningful information literacy experiences that empower them to become agile, adaptive information users and lifelong learners.

  • The IL Services Committee is charged with:
    • Leading the planning process for integration of Information Literacy into the College curriculum and course content by aligning it with recognized standards (e.g. via Information Literacy Curriculum Map).
    • Collaborate with library liaison teams and others in the planning and presentation of information literacy programming and system-wide approaches to common information literacy experiences (e.g. annual Information Literacy Awareness Month; faculty forums).
    • Participate in Information Literacy assessment cycles (e.g. pre- and post-testing; standardized assessment; Feedback 360).
    • Oversee the development of a shared resource repository of information literacy skill building tools, such as assignments and learning objects, and assessment strategies.
  • IL Services Committee serves as a core group of librarians dedicated to:
    • Addressing questions and concerns about Berkeley College's Information Literacy Services.
    • Working towards exploring and sharing best practices in information literacy instruction under the guidance of Information Literacy administrators.

Information Literacy Statement

"Information Literacy is a valuable set of skills that empowers students to become agile information seekers who adapt to changing modes of information delivery and are selective, critical, ethical users of information in all formats. These skills are embedded within course work throughout academic programs."


IL Steering Committee Mission Statement OLD


  • Lead the planning process for integration of new programs into the Information Literacy Curriculum Map. 
  • Compile a resource of information literacy skill building tools and assessment strategies for use in the integration of information literacy into course content.
  • Foster interdepartmental communication and collaboration that results in standardization of system-wide approaches to common experiences (e.g. DED instruction, Honors program, New Student Orientation, Research Writing Workshops).
  • Collaborate in the planning and presenting of information literacy programming (e.g. annual Fall into Information Literacy).
  • Participate in departmental Information Literacy program assessment cycles.

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