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The American Library Association worked with a team of librarians and media literacy experts to create a free set of resources for programming librarians. With the following resources, your library can help respond to the need for adult media literacy in training your community.
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Topics like current events, politics and social media can provide teaching moments.
Fake news can be difficult to combat because of how quickly it spreads. How can library workers help patrons decipher between what is real and what is fake?
How can you teach library patrons about how the internet personalizes online content?
Free download with strategies for library staff
"Media Literacy in the Library: A Guide for Library Practitioners" contains information, program ideas and conversation starters on topics like misinformation and disinformation; architecture of the internet; civics; media landscape and economics; and media creation and engagement.
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