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Title: Fighting back the Infodemic: Continuing professional development opportunities and initiatives for LIS professionals
Authors: Fontanin, Matilde
Purnat, Tina
Lehman, Sara
Yap, Joseph M.
Munoo, Rajendra
Keywords: Subject::Access to health information
Subject::Health information
Subject::Health literacy
Subject::Fake news
Issue Date: 1-Nov-2022
Publisher: International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA)
Abstract: What is infodemic? How is the library profession responding to the infodemic? How does this affect their professional development? What new demands and needs have arisen from the information disorder? In this webinar you will learn more about infodemic as a concept and how we went from fake news to infodemic in the last five years; about training initiatives at the World Health Organization (WHO) and the ASEAN-USAID PROSPECT in Jakarta, Indonesia. You will also hear the clarion call on the role of the librarian in advocacy and skills needed to fight infodemic and infobesity.
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Purnat, Information overload during health emergencies.pdfInformation overload during health emergencies1.67 MBAdobe PDFView/Open
Fontanin, From fake news to infodemic.pdfFrom fake news to infodemic1.36 MBAdobe PDFView/Open
Yap, Libraries and librarians as agents of truth.pdfLibraries and librarians as agents of truth4.62 MBAdobe PDFView/Open

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