Information Literacy and Libraries in the Age of Fake News

by
Denise E. Agostoeditor

Denise E. Agosto, PhD, is professor in the College of Computing & Informatics and director of the Master's in Library & Information Science program at Drexel University.

Information Literacy and Libraries in the Age of Fake News

20181031

Libraries Unlimited

Pages 200
Topics Librarian's Instructional Role

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Information Literacy and Libraries in the Age of Fake News

Author(s): Denise E. Agosto, Editor
Contributors: Agosto, Denise;
Abstract:

Going beyond the fake news problem, this book tackles the broader issue of teaching library users of all types how to become more critical consumers and sharers of information.


• Offers a means to learn how to step into their vital role as leaders helping their communities to more critically evaluate information

• Features ways to master the concept of critical information literacy, information ethics related to online information sharing, and other core concepts related to information literacy, fake news, and teaching users about source evaluation

• Encourages readers to view libraries as the ideal institutions for combating the fake news problem

Editor(s): Agosto, Denise;
SortTitle: information literacy and libraries in the age of fake news
Keyword(s): Librarian's Instructional Role
Author Info:
Denise E. Agostoeditor

Denise E. Agosto, PhD, is professor in the College of Computing & Informatics and director of the Master's in Library & Information Science program at Drexel University.

eISBN-13: 9781440864193
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Print ISBN-13: 9781440864186
Imprint: Libraries Unlimited
Pages: 200
Publication Date: 20181031