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August 7, 2018 — In addition to this week's NewsBreaks article and the monthly NewsLink Spotlight, Information Today, Inc. (ITI) offers Weekly News Digests that feature recent product news and company announcements. Watch for additional coverage to appear in the next print issue of Information Today. For other up-to-the-minute news, check out ITIís Twitter account: @ITINewsBreaks.

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'How to Teach Information Literacy in an Era of Lies' by David Gooblar

David Gooblar writes in The Chronicle of Higher Education, “Many faculty members believe a key part of our role is helping students understand and thrive in the world as it is. But to do that, don’t we need to find some kind of shared understanding of that world? To succeed in college and in life afterward, students need to be able to tell a truth from a falsehood. And clearly, that is not as easy as it seems.”

Gooblar believes that teachers in every discipline should make teaching information literacy a priority. He provides ways to incorporate it into various courses.

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