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ASA Library: LIB100 Instructional Resources for ESL Students

LIB100 Instructional Resources for ESL Students


Bailey, S. (2018). Academic writing: A handbook for international students. New York, NY : Routledge.

Gunderson, L., D’Silva, R. A. & Murphy Odo, D. (2014). ESL (ELL) literacy instruction : A guidebook to theory and practice. New York, NY : Routledge.

Journal articles

Bagnole, J. W. & Miller, J. W. (2003). An interactive information literacy course for international students: A practical blueprint for ESL learners. The Electronic Journal for English as a Second Language, 22(2), pp. 7-25. 

Macdonald, K. (2008). ESL library skills: An information literacy program for adults with low levels of English literacy. The Australian Library Journal, 57(3), pp.295-309. DOI:10.1080/00049670.2008.10722481


American Libraries Association. (2014). ESL instructors and students.

Bow Valley College. (2018). English language learning (ELL).

Cuyamaca College. Teaching library skills to ESL students. (n.d.).

Knoff, M. (2017). Library instruction for diverse populations bibliography

Min, Y. (n.d.). From the ESL student handbook.

Saint Francis University Library. (2017). International students

Vanderbilt University. (2018). Diversity & inclusive teaching (Archived). 

Additional resources