Library EventHow to distinguish credible sources from disinformation online

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Thursday, September 15, 2022 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm

09/15/2022 12:30pm 09/15/2022 2:00pm How to distinguish credible sources from disinformation online Talk by University of Iowa Information Literacy Librarian Timothy Arnold. During this talk you will learn strategies that you can use every day to distinguish quality credible sources online from disinformation. We will discuss some important terms like disinformation, bias, fact and opinion. We will also learn a technique that allows you to find out whether a website or social media social post is legitimate or meant to deceive you. After this talk, you will be able to verify trustworthy sources online and be a savvy consumer of online information. Iowa City Public Library Iowa City Public Library refmail@icpl.org America/Chicago public

In-person event + Livestream
Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C

Talk by University of Iowa Information Literacy Librarian Timothy Arnold.
During this talk you will learn strategies that you can use every day to distinguish quality credible sources online from disinformation. We will discuss some important terms like disinformation, bias, fact and opinion. We will also learn a technique that allows you to find out whether a website or social media social post is legitimate or meant to deceive you. After this talk, you will be able to verify trustworthy sources online and be a savvy consumer of online information.

If you need disability-related accommodations in order to participate in this event, please contact the Library.

This event is open to the public.

Contact Information

Group Name: UI Debate on Spiegelman's Maus

Group Type: Non-profit citizen's groups

Primary Contact Name: Elke Heckner

Primary Contact Phone: 443-468-4518

Secondary Contact Name: Rebekah Podolefsky

Secondary Contact Phone: 319-467-4852

Cosponsor

Cosponsor Organization: UI Dept of German

Cosponsor Name: Elke Heckner

Cosponsor Phone: 443-468-4518