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More than a Coffee Shop:  How Libraries Support Civil Liberties

Source: More than a Coffee Shop:  How Libraries Support Civil Liberties – Intellectual Freedom Blog

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The Miraculous Existence of Libraries

It’s easy for the old brick-and-mortar public and academic libraries to be forgotten in the glare of Google, Wikipedia, Netflix, Spotify and Flipboard. But a 2016 study by the Pew Research Center and the ALA’s 2017 State of the Libraries

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The Great American Read!

THE GREAT AMERICAN READ is an eight-part PBS series that explores and celebrates the power of reading, told through the prism of America’s 100 best-loved novels (as chosen in a national survey). It investigates how and why writers create their

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Dickey: How One Congressman Helped Ban Research on America’s Gun Problem…and Lived to Regret It

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Huge MIT Study of ‘Fake News’: Falsehoods Win on Twitter – The Atlantic

Source: Huge MIT Study of ‘Fake News’: Falsehoods Win on Twitter Article – The Atlantic

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Basic Strategies for Fact-Checking the Web

Feeling overwhelmed by the abundance of information (and misinformation) on the Web? Learn three basic web literacy skills: how to check for previous work, how to go upstream, and how to read laterally. February 21, 12:00 – 12:30 pm February

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APA Citations in Chinese Language

This 50 minute workshop will provide important aspects of using APA style to write and format research papers. Hands-on activities will provide practice in writing citations and formatting. This workshop is taught in Chinese. Friday, February 2 Friday, February 9

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Library Research for CEL Chinese Students

This 50 minute workshop will introduce you to the library’s services and resources and show you how to locate articles and books. Students will learn how to avoid plagiarizing. This workshop is taught in Chinese. Friday, January 26 1:00 – 1:50

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America Trusts the Library – Intellectual Freedom Blog

A recent Pew poll indicates that a majority of Americans not only realize that they are often surrounded by misinformation, but also that the library can help them wade through it all. Source: America Trusts the Library – Intellectual Freedom Blog

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ALA condemns racism and violence in Charlottesville

Source: ALA condemns racism and violence in Charlottesville

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