• Illinois Standards Aligned Instruction for Libraries (I-SAIL)

    Standard I: Accesses information efficiently and effectively to inquire, thinks critically, and gain knowledge.

    1.1: recognizes the need for information

    1.2 Formulates questions based on information needs

    1.3 Identifies a variety of potential sources of information

    1.4: Develops and uses successful strategies for locating information

    1.5: Seeks information from diverse courses, contexts disciplines and cultures

    Standard II: Evaluates information critically and competently

    2.1: Determines accuracy, relevance, and comprehensiveness

    2.2: Distinguishes among fact, point of view, and opinion

    2.3: Identifies inaccurate and misleading information

    2.4: Selects information appropriate to the problem or question at hand

    Standard III: Uses information accurately, creatively, and ethically to share knowledge and participated ethically and productively as member of our democratic society

    3.1: Organizes information for practical application

    3.2: integrates new information into one’s own knowledge

    3.3: Produces and communicates information and ideas in appropriate formats

    3.4: Devises strategies for revising and improving process and product

    3.5: Practical ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology (including freedom of speech, censorship, copyright and plagiarism)

    Standard IV: Appreciates literature and other creative expressions of information and pursues information related to personal interest and aesthetic growth

    4.1: Is a competent and self-motivated reader

    4.2: Develops a background in types of literature and literary elements

    4.3: Derives meaning from information presented creatively in a variety of formats

    4.4: Seeks information related to personal well-being, such as career interests, community involvement, health matters, and recreational pursuits

    4.5: Designs, develops and evaluates information products and solutions related to personal interests

    Standards V: Understands and practices Internet safety when using any social electronic media for educational or leisure purposes

    5.1: Practices strategies that promote personal safety and protect online and offline reputation

    5.2: Recognizes a variety of networked environments as public places that are governed by codes of behavior

    5.3: Knows how to protect electronic devices from harm in an online environment