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Digital Book Displays: Information Literacy Awareness Month (October 2022)

What is Information Literacy?

Introduction to Information Literacy for Students
Information Issues for Older Americans
Fact vs. Fiction
Information Now
Understanding Information
Financial Literacy

Media / News Literacy

Fake News, Propaganda, and Plain Old Lies
Navigating the News
The Anatomy of Fake News
News Literacy
Truth Decay
The Fake News Phenomenon
Detecting Deception
Media, Journalism, and
Web of Deceit
News Literacy
Information Literacy and Libraries in the Age of Fake News
Fake News and Alternative Facts

Data Literacy

97 Things about Ethics Everyone in Data Science Should Know
Interpreting Data
Straightforward Statistics
The World of Maps
The Basics of Data Literacy

Science & Technology Literacy

In Defense of Science
From Skewed Studies to Sensational Stories
Recipes for Science
An Outsider's Guide to Humans
Science Wars
Digital Literacy for Dummies
Create to Learn
Fluency with Information Technology
Understanding the Digital World

Research & Critical Thinking

100 Questions (and Answers) about Research Methods
Weaponized Lies
The Student Survival Guide for Research Methods in Psychology
Research Methods in the Social Sciences: an a-Z of Key Concepts
Critical Thinking
Research Methods: the Key Concepts
The Power of Critical Thinking
The Critical Thinking Toolkit

About This Virtual Display

On October 1, 2009, President Barack Obama proclaimed October as National Information Literacy Awareness Month.

President Obama called for Americans to ".. be adept in the skills necessary to effectively navigate the Information Age. Though we may know how to find the information we need, we must also know how to evaluate it."

-- President Barack Obama - October 1, 2009 - Presidential Proclamation 8429

Lakeland Library has a great collection of materials on information literacy and critical thinking to help you evaluate your sources. Check out some of the books and digital resources included in this guide for additional information, and please see a librarian with any questions!

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