In this fake-news era in which we are living, it is essential that our students know how to “go to the source” to verify information. A key source of government information is the U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) which provides free public access to official publications from all three branches of the Federal Government including Congress, the President, the Supreme Court, and federal agencies.
- Advanced Searching Techniques in govinfo (10 minutes)
- Creating More Complex Searches Using Metadata in govinfo (6 minutes)
- Spotting Misinformation: The Importance of Digital Authentication (11 minutes)
Recordings are brief—from one to 11 minutes in length. No prerequisite knowledge is required. More webcasts will continue to be posted and announced throughout 2019.