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Libraries, Media and Information Literacy Only Sustainable Response to Fake News

Faced with growing concerns over fake news, the European Union launched a consultation on fake news, and how to fight it in November 2017. IFLA has responded, underlining that the only sustainable response is a literate, critical population. Libraries are essential in delivering this, and should be supported to do so. Read More

  • News
  • 02 February 2018
  • By: anonymous

The Need for Libraries has Never Been Greater: IFLA Speaks at Major Information Literacy Conference

At a time of concern about the future of the Internet, there has never been a greater need both for information literacy, and for librarians as information literacy specialists. Speaking at the European Conference on Information Literacy, IFLA underlined the importance of what libraries are doing, and the need to ensure key decision-makers understand this. Read More

  • News
  • 20 September 2017
  • By: anonymous

Libraries Fighting Fake News: Uses of the IFLA Infographic

Libraries have been active in taking the IFLA infographic on How to Spot Fake News, and using it to promote media and information literacy. IFLA has produced a short report on initiatives to day – we welcome further suggestions! Please send these to esmeralda.moscaltelli[at]ifla.org. Read More

  • Publications
  • 19 August 2017

Moscow Declaration on Media and Information Literacy

[PDF] The changing media landscape and the rapid growth in information are affecting individuals and societies now more than ever. In order to succeed in this environment, and to resolve problems effectively in every facet of life, individuals, communities and nations should obtain a critical… Read More

  • Publications
  • 23 July 2012

IFLA Media and Information Literacy Recommendations

Final version In order to survive and develop, make decisions, and solve problems in every facet of life – personal, social, educational, and professional, individuals, communities, and nations need information about themselves as well as their physical and their social environments. This information is available via three processes: observation… Read More

  • Publications
  • 28 March 2012