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Evaluating Online Information – YouTube Videos

Evaluating Information Online in 2020 - This video provides dependable ways to evaluate online information using Wolfgram Library resources.

2021 Part I Evaluating online information CRAAP Test - This is Part I of a two-part video that introduces the CRAAP test as a framework for evaluating online information.

Evaluating Online Sources -  Learn helpful techniques for evaluating online sources using the SIFT method.

Information Literacy Skill: Evaluating Online SourcesThis six minute video provides an overview on how to evaluate information we discover when searching online. 

Evaluating and Examining Online Sources - In this video, Hannah Hurdle, the Library eLearning Specialist at Ottenheimer Library (University of Arkansas, Little Rock), goes over the basics on how to evaluate and examine online sources for credibility and trustworthiness.

Evaluating Websites - Helping you identify fact from fiction - When it comes to evaluating website resources for university assignments, you need to consider how credible the source is. Considering the Currency, Relevance, Authority, Accuracy and Bias of a website will help ensure your work is well researched.

How to Identify Mis-information and Fake News – YouTube Videos

How to Spot Fake News & Misinformation Online - Sort the fake from the fact! Our librarian Mollie Burns offers advice and resources for distinguishing credible resources from clickbait, trolling, and outright lies. She also discusses ways to verify information and the dangers of confirmation bias. Become a Misinformation Detective! By the way, we apologize for the repost. Our initial video had some audio issues on mobile.

Spotting Fake News on Social Media - We're looking at what you need to know to spot fake news on social media.

Discover Authoritative Information in the Age of Fake News - The spread of misinformation (or fake news) has potentially dangerous implications for political and societal spheres and has become of increasing concern to educators at all levels. Information literacy has been identified as one of the most effective methods for combatting fake news. Today’s educational systems must teach students to question the reliability of information. During this session, Engineering Librarian Jay Bhatt will share active learning approaches to engage students and help them learn how to decipher between real and fake news. 

Checking Your Facts: Effective Fact Checking for the World of Fake News - Nothing makes your content more attractive to your audience (and to Google) than trustworthiness. In fact trustworthiness is the T in Google's EAT (expertise, authority, and trustworthiness) ranking formula. In this video, I'll give you tips to help you become an effective fact checker and researcher to create trustworthy content.

Deepfakes, Deception, and Disinformation - Rapid advances in technology and artificial intelligence have made cybercriminal attacks and scams an everyday occurrence. Shuman Ghosemajumder, MBA '02, an expert in artificial intelligence and cybersecurity, discusses how resilience and education can be useful tools to better protect you and your businesses from future attacks in an ever-changing, digital landscape.

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