Information Literacy

Let’s face it – we live in a confusing time.  How can you tell if that Facebook status was true?

As information professionals, it is our responsibility to provide access to reliable information.  Part of that responsibility is educating our patrons on how to navigate the internet.  Librarians worldwide are stepping up to the challenge and providing us with the means to help you understand the difference between fact and fiction.  

 
 
This shareable “How to Spot Fake News” infographic provided by the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) contains some excellent basic information.  Infographics not your thing?  Check out this short video from FactCheck.org for additional information.
 
 
Speaking of FactCheck.org, here are that and a few other websites that seek to help you find the truth:
 
 
 

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