In addition to the online resources created by other organizations, we have also collected a number of resources created specifically by libraries. This list includes those we came across that that were most-user friendly and provided the strongest content. it has pulled together those resources which most closely aligned. To recommend resources for addition to the toolkit, please contact PLP.
LibGuides and Library-Created Resources
The fact checking sites included in this toolkit help to verify that information comes from a trustworthy source. Media sources feel pressured to report the news at a greater speed than ever before, often resulting in an erosion of accuracy. Fortunately, there are a number of online tools that help verify facts and data; some of the most recommended sites are included here.
These websites have taken up the task of increasing awareness against rumors and misinformation by presenting evidence and hard facts. The sites presented in this toolkit help the user distinguish between the truth and rumors, and to aid in applying critical thinking skills to information consumption.
|Half Truths, Whole Truths, Fake or Real News (BPL)|
|UC Berkeley Library Guide to Fake News|
|All the News Not Fit to Print (Santa Clara Library)|
|True vs Fake News (SSFPL)|
|Conspiracy Theories (SSFPL)|
|SJSU Fake News LibGuide|
|Albuquerque Public Library|
|Oakland Public Library Resource Guides for Educators|