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Most Americans – especially Millennials – say libraries can help them find reliable, trustworthy information

Americans struggle to determine what news and information sources they should trust and how to discern reliable information online. They worry that fake news is sowing confusion about current events. And many express a desire to get help. About six-in-ten

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In the war on fake news, school librarians have a huge role to play

Some of you may have heard of the recent controversy surrounding Facebook’s “top stories” function promoting misleading, sloppily reported, or even completely made up news stories. Concern has escalated following the election, with many citing the exchange of falsified news

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Collections as Data: Stewardship and Use Models to Enhance Access

The rise of accessible digital collections coupled with the development of tools for processing and analyzing data has enabled researchers to create new models of scholarship and inquiry. The Library of Congress will stream “Collections as Data: Stewardship and Use

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by Hugh McLeod

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