Tag: Cooke

Let’s Talk About Power: Why Diversity and Cultural Competence are Important to LIS

As microcosms of larger society, libraries are faced with issues of inequity, discrimination, social privilege, and social marginalization. This webinar will briefly discuss the history of unequal access in LIS, and discuss the ways in which librarians can combat this history by becoming culturally competent professionals. https://vimeo.com/215062869 Nicole A. Cooke is the Augusta Baker Chair at […]

Post-Truth: Fake News and a New Era of Information Literacy

A recent Stanford Graduate School of Education study found that most students, middle school through college, struggled to distinguish between credible and unreliable news articles. Many adults have the same challenge. Can you spot fake news? Do you know how to help others differentiate between truth and fiction? Join us to learn how you can be a better ambassador […]