The JSRHS Library goal is to adhere to the Future Ready Librarians framework

Future Ready Librarian Framework (Follett and Project Connect)

Future Ready Librarians (Office of Educational Technology and Alliance for Excellent Education)



JSRHS Information Literacy Learning Expectations  9-12


Excerpted from Standards for the 21st-Century Learner by the American Association of School Librarians, a division of the American Library Association, copyright 2007 American Library Association. Available for download at Used with permission.

Learning expectations are also aligned with the AASL Common Core Crosswalk



Inquire, think critically, and gain knowledge. 1.1.5 Evaluate information found in selected sources on the basis of accuracy, validity, appropriateness for needs, importance, and social and cultural context.

1.3.1 Respect copyright/intellectual property rights of creators and producers.

1.3.3 Follow ethical and legal guidelines in gathering and using information.


Draw conclusions, make informed decisions, apply knowledge to new situations, and create new knowledge. 1.1.4 Find, evaluate, and select appropriate sources to answer questions.

1.1.7 Make sense of information gathered from diverse sources by identifying misconceptions, main and supporting ideas, conflicting information, and point of view or bias.

1.2.4 Maintain a critical stance by questioning the validity and accuracy of all information.

2.4.1 Determine how to act on information (accept, reject, modify).


Share knowledge and participate ethically and productively as members of our democratic society. 1.3.4 Participate and collaborate as members of a social and intellectual network of learners.

3.1.4 Use technology and other information tools to organize and display knowledge and understanding in ways that others can view, use, and assess.

3.3.1 Solicit and respect diverse perspectives while searching for information, collaborating with others, and participating as a member of the community.

3.3.7 Respect the principles of intellectual freedom.


Pursue personal and aesthetic growth. 4.1.2 Read widely and fluently to make connections with own self, the world, and previous reading.

4.1.3 Seek information for personal learning in a variety of formats and genres.


Expectation grid based on Bedford NH High School ( used with permission.