Social media

social network

Social media tools have brought innovations that turned the Web from a read-only environment into an online community where people meet, exchange information, collaborate, and communicate using web-based tools and social networking sites. These tools are now core to the internet, and a rapidly growing percentage of people now expect to be able to interact with people and content. How can your library benefit from and participate in social media?

Self-paced courses and webinar recordings on this topic are freely available in the WebJunction Course Catalog.

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Media and Information Literacy: Resources that Address Misinformation

Publish Date: News / 6 June 2023

At a time when the concept of truth is frequently being challenged, media and information literacy enables people to question critically what they have read, heard, and learned.
 
Media and information literacy includes having the knowl.....

Libraries Get Reel

Publish Date: News / 7 March 2023

The Milwaukee Public Library has been making headlines for their creative TikTok posts that have reached millions of people. After opening their account in summer 2022, it didn’t take long for their posts to start going viral. And everyone gets in on...

Localizing the Misinformation Escape Room

Publish Date: News / 11 August 2022

Even before the official launch of Loki’s Loop in June 2022, the research team at the University of Washington Information School received numerous requests for collaboration from across the world. The first two organizations they agreed to support a...

The Euphorigen Investigation: Backgrounder

Publish Date: News / 13 June 2022

Are there patrons at your library who seem to be influenced by misinformation? Have you tried to provide them with trustworthy information, or offered tips on how to better search? Have you provided digital or media literacy programs that teach criti...

Join a Misinformation Escape Room at PLA

Publish Date: News / 2 March 2022

Do you like escape rooms? Do you want to understand how an escape room can be used to help inform library patrons about misinformation? If you plan to attend the upcoming PLA conference, we invite you to learn more by participating in The Euphori...

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