Author ORCID Identifier

Larissa K. Garcia:

Document Type



With the revision of the ACRL information literacy standards into a metaliteracy framework, art librarians now have an opportunity to better adapt information literacy instruction for studio art students. By using the new information literacy threshold concepts as metaphors for the creative process, a Northern Illinois University art faculty member and an art librarian collaborated to help students in an advanced studio photography class recognize the importance of research and information literacy skills in the development of their artistic vision and to improve the quality of their work.

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Garcia, Larissa, and Jessica Labatte. "Threshold Concepts as Metaphors for the Creative Process: Adapting the Framework for Information Literacy to Studio Art Classes." Art Documentation: Bulletin Of The Art Libraries Society Of North America 34, no. 2 (September 2015): 235-248.


School of Art and Design| University Libraries

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University of Chicago Press



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