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Collaborative Information Literacy Assessments by Thomas P. Mackey
Information Literacy Instruction: Theory and Practice by Esther S. Grassian
Learning to Lead and Manage Information Literacy Instruction Programs by Esther S. Grassian
Using Technology to Teach Information Literacy by Thomas P. Mackey

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  1. Information Literacy Assessment: Standards-Based Tools And Assignments by Teresa Y. Neely (2006)
  2. Proven Strategies for Building an Information Literacy Program by Susan Carol Curzon (2007)
  3. Teaching Information Literacy: 50 Standards-based Exercises for College Students by Joanna M. Burkhardt (2003)
  4. Information Literacy Instruction that Works: A Guide to Teaching By Discipline and Student Population by Patrick Ragains (2006)
  5. Creating the One-shot Library Workshop: A Step-by-step Guide (ALA Editions) by Jerilyn R. Veldof (2006)
  6. Information Literacy: Essential Skills for the Information Age Second Edition by Michael B. Eisenberg (2004)
  7. The Elements of Library Research: What Every Student Needs to Know by Mary W. George (2008)
  8. Empowering Students With Technology by Alan C. November (2001)
  9. Seeking Meaning: A Process Approach to Library and Information Services by Carol Collier Kuhlthau (1993)
  10. The Oxford Guide to Library Research by Thomas Mann (1987)
  11. Teaching Information Literacy Online by Thomas P. Mackey (Editor) (2011)
  12. Reflective Teaching, Effective Learning: Instructional Literacy for Library Educators by Char Booth (2011)
  13. Information Literacy Instruction Handbook by Christopher N. Cox (2008)
  14. Information Literacy Education: A Process Approach. Professionalizing the Pedagogical Role of Academic Libraries (Chandos Information Professional) by Maria-Carme Torras (2009)
  15. Developing library and information center collections by G. Edward Evans (1979)

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