General Resources

SHAMBLES: Information literacy for all


PRIMO is a means to promote and share peer-reviewed instructional materials created by librarians to teach people about discovering, accessing and evaluating information in networked environments.

UNESCO Towards Information Literacy Indicators

AASL Information Literacy Standards


Primary schools

How to do research by Kentucky Virtual Library
Oregon School Library Information System

Manitoba Literacy with ICT in the curriculum

Secondary schools

How to do research by Kentucky Virtual library

The State Library of Victoria has just launched a new information literacy
and resources site for secondary students and teachers.
The site includes:
  • easy to follow guides to research, essay writing and study skills
  • over 500 digitised resources from the State Library's collections
  • worked examples available at point of need, illustrating bias in primary
  • sources, how to understand an essay question and much more
  • video interviews with prominent authors, historians and artists including Helen Garner and Nobel Laureate, Peter Doherty
  • teacher and student resources with a focus on critical literacy and thinking processes