WNYLRC Webinar: “Fighting Fake News”
Date:
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Description:

Librarians, and their role in helping patrons sort through information, are now needed more than ever. This webinar will cover different types of misinformation you will encounter online, including entire fake websites, partisan information and clickbait. You’ll also learn how to help patrons deal with these sources, especially when perceived accuracy and objectivity can be affected by a user’s personal politics.

Location:
webinar: login information provided one day prior to event
Directions:

webinar

Workshop Length:
1
Speaker Name:
Jaclyn McKewan
Speaker Bio:

Jaclyn McKewan has worked at WNYLRC for 8 years. She currently serves as the Digital Services Coordinator, a role that includes managing the Ask Us 24/7 online chat service, and assisting members with digitization projects.

Max Class Size:
23
Price (Governing):
$5
Price (Affiliate Member):
$5
Price (Patron Organizational):
$5
Price (Patron Student):
$5
Price (Patron Personal Member):
$5
Price (Non-Member):
$10
Price (Other NY 3Rs Library Member):
$5
Price (WNYLRC Staff):
$0