Guided Inquiry Design: A Framework for Your School by Carol C. Kuhlthau, Leslie K. Maniotes, and Ann K. Caspari

Chapter Two: The Research Behind the Design

"New Jersey Association of School Libraries Video"

"Research informing practice and practice informing research is a fundamental cycle in any sustainable profession" (Todd 2007, 64).

In an article written for Knowledge Quest in 2004, Dr. Joyce Valenza notes that “Information literacy skills won't be mastered until assignments require deeper thinking. Until all assignments require students to develop thoughtful [questions], analyze, compare, and communicate" (55).


Everhart, Nancy, and Joyce Valenza. 2004. Internet-savvy students and their schools. Knowledge Quest 32 (4): 50-55. (March 2004): 50-55.

Todd, Ross. 2007. Evidence-based practice in school libraries: From advocacy to action. In S. Hughes-Hassell & V. H. Harada (eds), School reform and the school library media specialist, 57-78. Westport, CT: Libraries Unlimited.

Denton Inquiry Study: Selected Research PowerPoint (from October 8, 2012 Workshop) by Drs. Barbara Schultz-Jones and Judi Moreillon