Author ORCID Identifier

Elaine M. Lasda: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9498-7074

Kelsey O'Brien: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5982-3018

Document Type

Other

Publication Date

10-2018

Abstract

Background interview by Elaine Lasda and Kelsey O’Brien for the book: All That's Not Fit to Print: Fake News and the Call to Action for Librarians and Information Professionals, by Amy Affelt (2019) London: Emerald (ISBN: 9781789733648). This interview provides perspective from two academic librarians regarding the prevalence, spread and fight against fake news in America today. One librarian works primarily with undergraduates and sees this as part of a greater need for metaliteracy education. One librarian works primarily with graduate students and faculty, and has seen effect of fake news on those groups.

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