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Welcome to the archived site for the IL Threshold Concepts Delphi Study. The study is complete and our analysis of the data presented here has been published in Communications in Information Literacy. More information: http://www.ilthresholdconcepts.com/ 


Dear Colleagues, 

Thank you for considering taking part in our Delphi study! The purpose of this research project is to achieve consensus among experts in the field of information literacy instruction about what the threshold concepts for information literacy may be. 

Estimated time commitment for the project:

Commitment to study (~1 hours, completed by March 11, 2013)
Background reading, complete round 1 responses (~4-6 hours, due April 15)
Round 1 summary and round 2 questions released (May 13)
Complete round 2 responses (~2-4 hours, due June 28)
Rounds 2 summary and Round 3 questions released (August 26)
Complete round 3 responses (~2-4 hours, due October 7)
Round 3 summary and round 4 questions released (January 31, 2014)
Complete round 4 responses (~2-4 hours, due March 3)

Please look around the site to get a sense of the project. If you decide to participate in the study, please complete the consent form by March 8. We will get in touch with you with next steps. 

Please let us know if you have any questions!
Lori, Amy, Korey, and Silvia

Lori Townsend, Learning Services Coordinator, University of New Mexico Libraries
lt@unm.edu | (505) 277-0419

Amy Hofer, Distance Learning Librarian, Portland State University
ahofer@pdx.edu | (503) 725-9939

Korey Brunetti,
Reference & Instruction Librarian, City College of San Francisco
kbrunetti@ccsf.edu | (415) 452-5460

Silvia Lu, Reference & Social Media Librarian, LaGuardia Community College
slu@lagcc.cuny.edu | (718) 482-5424