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Help fight Fake News

Libraries are all about helping students consider their information choices, select appropriate resources and understand how to use information ethically.

You can help fight Fake News if you see a story on Facebook and you’re not sure it’s real you can report it >click on the top right hand corner of a post >select Report a post >I think it should be on Facebook>it’s a fake news story

Facebook is working with four news organizations/fact-checking groups: ABC News, Politifact, FactCheck, Snopes, as well as  The Associated Press to flag the story as “disputed by third-party fact-checkers.”


Interested in developing your own skills to detect poor sources of information and become more information literate then take a look at the UON Library’s InfoSkills tutorial.


New database – Safetyhub

A new database, Safetyhub, is now available in ‘Database by title’

Safetyhub is a cross-platform safety training video streaming website with assessments and trainee management. Videos can be streamed and viewed on any device: iPhone, iPad, PC, Mac, and Android




This database is also available by searching Newcat+