As “Do the research” becomes a rallying cry for conspiracy theorists, classical information literacy is not enough.
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Source: How Librarians Can Fight QAnon – The Atlantic
Whatever your discipline, you should also be teaching students how to understand, assess, evaluate, and apply information.
Source: How to Teach Information Literacy in an Era of Lies – The Chronicle of Higher Education
As fake news and complex immigration orders have inundated the public sphere, libraries are opening their doors and fact-checking skills to people of all backgrounds seeking information.
Source: The fight against fake news is putting librarians on the front line – and they say they’re ready – CSMonitor.com