How to separate fact and fiction online
By the end of this talk, there will be 864 more hours of video on YouTube and 2.5 million more photos on Facebook and Instagram. So how do we sort through the deluge? At the TEDSalon in London, Markham Nolan shares the investigative techniques he and his team use to verify information in real-time, to let you know if that Statue of Liberty image has been doctored or if that video leaked from Syria is legitimate.
From medical treatment to diet and lifestyle choice: how to spot unreliable health research
Are you confused about conflicting health advice? A new online tool can help distinguish between good-quality research and less reliable studies.
Searching the Deep Web as Explained by Common Craft
When students conduct research on a public search engine like Google or Bing they are only scratching the surface of what could be found on the Internet. The rest of what students could find is in what's often called the "deep web" or the "hidden web." The latest addition to the Common Craft library explains what the deep web is and how students can access resources from it for free. The Deep Web Explained is embedded below.
The New Information Literacy Framework and James Madison by TTW Contributor Troy Swanson
Today, the first draft of a new Framework for Information Literacy has been released for comment. ACRL’s Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education Task Force has been charged …