This page provides information about efforts and initiatives that address the transition from K12 to higher education in terms of information literacy.

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Angell, K., & Tewell, E. (2013). Collaborating for academic
success: A tri-institutional information literacy program for
high school students. Public Services Quarterly, 9(1), 1-19.
Birch, T., Greenfield, L., Janke, K., Schaeffer, D., & Woods, A. (2008). Partnering with librarians to meet NCATE standards in teacher education. Education, 128(5), 369-379.
Booth, C. (2013, February 13). UNT libraries leads information literacy collaboration. Retrieved from
Burhanna, K. (Ed.) (2013). Informed transitions. Westport, CT: Libraries Unlimited.
Foster, N. (2013). Studying students: A second look (2nd ed.). Chicago, IL: American Library Association.
Gashurov, I., & Matsuuchi. (2013), Feb.). CUNY's critical thinking skills initiative: Redesigning workforce education through information literacy learning. C&RL News, 70-73.
Information literacy 2.0. (2013, July 10). JMU News, Retrieved from
Knott, D., & Szabo, K. (2013). Bigfoot hunting: Academic library outreach to elementary school students. C&RL News, 74(7), 346-349.
Lee, E., Reed, B., & Laverty, C. (2012). Preserve teachers’ knowledge of information literacy and their perceptions of the school library program. Behavioral & Social Sciences Librarian, 31, 3-22.
Martin, C., Garcia, E., & McPhee, M. (2011). Information literacy outreach. Education Libraries.
Nix, D., Hageman, M., & Kraqness. (2011). Information literacy and the transition from high school to college. Catholic Library World, 81(4), 268-281.
Smith, J. K., Given, L. M., Julien, H., Ouellette, D., & DeLong,K. (2013). Information literacy proficiency: Assessing thegap in high school students’ readiness for undergraduateacademic work.Library & Information Science Research,35(2), 88–96.