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Learning Outcomes: Core Curriculum

Through the LMU Core, students will be able to… 

  • Collect, interpret, evaluate and use evidence to make arguments and produce knowledge. 
  • Identify information needs, locate and access information and critically evaluate sources.

Librarian Presentations & Publications

Johnson-Grau, G., Archambault, S. G., Acosta, E. S., & McLean, L. (2016). Patience, Persistence, and Process: Embedding a Campus-wide Information Literacy Program across the Curriculum. The Journal of Academic Librarianship, 42(6), 750–756. https://doi-or

Archambault, S.G. (2016) "Telling Your Story: Using Dashboards and Infographics for Data Visualization" Computers in Libraries Vol. 36 Iss. 3, p. 4 - 7

Archambault, S.G. (2015). "Measure for Measure: Using Collaborative Assessment to Build Stronger Information Literacy Skills" 11th Northumbria Conference.

Archambault, S. G., Johnson-Grau, G., Acosta, E.S., Fabbi, J. & Rinto, E. (2015, March). Integrating information literacy into the core curriculum: Creating sustainable models. Presentation at the Association of College & Research Libraries Conference, Portland, OR.

Johnson-Grau, G., McLean, L. & Massa, L. (October, 2014) “Cultivating Influence: Campus Collaboration to Embed Information Literacy in a New Core Curriculum.” Library Research Seminar VI | The Engaged Librarian: Libraries Partnering with Campus and Community, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana,

Archambault, S.G., & Acosta, E.S. (2014, July). Faculty power: A renewable energy source for teaching information literacy. Presentation at Library Instruction West, Portland, OR. 

Acosta, E.S. (2014, April). Information literacy in the new core curriculum. Presentation at the WASC (Western Association of Schools and College) Academic Resource Conference, Los Angeles, CA. 

Susan [Gardner] Archambault. (2013, April). "The Great Race: Embedding Information Literacy into a New Core CurriculumWASC ARC CARL Special Interest Group on Information Literacy.

Acosta, E.S. (2013, April). The campaign for information literacy: Politics, personalities, & perseverance. Presentation at the WASC (Western Association of Schools and College) Academic Resource Conference, San Diego, CA.




The Association of Colleges and Research Libraries (ACRL) has added LMU to its Exemplary Programs page. These programs are recognized as embodying the best practices in the document “Characteristics of Programs of Information Literacy that Illustrate Best Practices: A Guideline” and grading rubric. The LMU Information Literacy Program has been recognized in two categories:

Category 2: Goals and Objectives

Category 5: Articulation within the Curriculum