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This Is Not A Fake Conference!

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London South Bank University

Keyworth Centre - Room VG10

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2018 This Is Not A Fake Conference! London South Bank University, London, 5th June 2018

We are thrilled to announce that registration is now open for This Is Not A Fake Conference! on fake news and how libraries are tackling this issue. This is a free event, but places are limited!

The overarching theme for the day will be Fake News and Libraries: how information professionals tackle fake news explored through a variety of short presentations showcasing projects and ideas that librarians and information professionals have created and are developing to combat fake news, helping students gain the necessary skills to find credible and reliable information.

Our keynote speakers are Rita Marcella and Graeme Baxter (Robert Gordon University) and there will be 12 other presentations showcasing how their institutions are approaching the fake news issue and highlight how handling this part of the information landscape is being taught to students.


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9am Registration and Refreshments

9.30am Introduction and Welcome from LSBU and Housekeeping

9.35am Ice Breaker

9.45am-10.15am Adam Blackwell (Proquest) The Good News About Fake News: It’s a Far Bigger Problem than You Thought!

10.15am - 10.35am Carol Hollier (University of Nottingham) Critical Approaches to sourcing information on the web and fake news

10.35am - 10.50am Break

10.50am-11.10am Andy Tattersall (University of Sheffield) New research needs to be better reported and librarians can help with that

11.15am-11.30am Lorna Smith (Newcastle University) Developing Fake News Ninjas

11.30am-12.15pm Keynote speaker – Rita Marcella and Graeme Baxter (Robert Gordon University) Debating the research agenda around Fake News

12.15pm-1.15pm Lunch, Networking and Stands

1.15pm-1.45pm Peter Keep and Robin Pomeroy (The Charlotte Project) The Charlotte Project - Engaging youth on fake news

1.45pm-2pm Gwen Kent (University of Bedfordshire) Information Literacy, the cure for fake news: making the connection at the University of Bedfordshire

2pm-2.20pm Amanda Closier and Ute Manecke (Open University) #FakeNewsFriday and other information literacy tales from the Open University Library

2.25pm-2.45pm Carol Price, Mandy Goode and Janice Wright (Birmingham City University) Developing the research skills of students studying for their EPQ (Extended Project Qualification)

2.45pm-3.15pm Georgina Cronin, Katie Hughes and Lucy Welch (University of Cambridge) From personal engagement to public engagement – the journey from experiencing fake news to educating others

3.15pm-3.30pm Afternoon Break

3.30pm-3.45pm Heather Lincoln and Kay Griffiths (Imperial College London) Teaching activities for business news and fake news information literacy

3.45pm-4.05pm Sebastian Krutkowski (University of Roehampton) Beyond source evaluation: using political satire to address fake news

4.05pm-4.20pmAlison Skoyles, Marian Brown, Erin Bloxsidge and Kathy Neville (LSBU) HEAR-badged Fake News workshops and working with Journalism students

4.20pm-4.30pm Closing comments

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