The Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL) adopted the Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education in 2016. The ACRL Framework provides the following definition:
The Framework is structured around a set of six interconnected concepts, or frames. These frames reflect the core concepts of information literacy for higher education:
The Association of American Colleges & Universities (AAC&U) has developed a series of VALUE Rubrics that correspond to key learning outcomes for college students. The Information Literacy VALUE Rubric provides another framework for evaluating and discussing student learning.