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Library Research Methods for ESL students– Instructional Sources: Library Research Methods for ESL students– Instructional Sources

Library Research Methods for ESL students– Instructional Sources

Library Research Methods for ESL Students-- Instructional Sources

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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.


Haynes, J., & Zacarian, D. (2010). Teaching English Language Learners Across the Content Areas. Alexandria, Va: ASCD. 


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.


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

American Libraries Association. (2013). Instruction for diverse populations multilingual glossary definitions

Johnston, N. (2014). Creating and enhancing effective information literacy programs in EFL/ESL classrooms (335.62 KB, PowerPoint, opens in new window).