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Combating Fake News with S.U.R.E. | The LLiBrary Lunchtime Talk

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As the threat of fake news continues to grow, equip yourself with the essential skills to safeguard yourself against misinformation.

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This programme is open to members of the National Library Board, Singapore. Please ensure you have your myLibrary username on hand before proceeding with the registration. If you do not have a myLibrary username, you can create one here: https://account.nlb.gov.sg/

About the Programme

 Over the years, the threat of fake news and online misinformation has evolved in their forms and impact on society, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. In this talk, you will be equipped with the necessary knowledge and skills to safeguard yourself against them.

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•             Recognize the characteristics and impact of fake news on Singapore and the world

•             Combat the spread of fake news using the National Library’s S.U.R.E. (Source, Understand, Research, Evaluate) steps

•             Equip yourselves with fact-checking skills

Tip: As fun and interactive activities are involved, we recommend watching the talk on a laptop and having your smartphone on standby.

 About the Speaker 

Mervin Ang is a versatile trainer and facilitator with over six years of training experience in the National Library’s Outreach team. He has conducted numerous talks and workshops on information literacy, library databases and combating fake news to diverse audiences, and has trained over 40,000 individuals.


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• This programme is conducted entirely online. You may access Zoom via the app or using a web browser

• Please ensure that you enter a valid email address as you will receive an email with the link to the online programme/event near the day of the programme/event

• The link of the programme should not be shared with others

• Do ensure you have a strong internet connection. Using your mobile data is not recommended

• The National Library Board, Singapore (NLB) reserves the right in its absolute discretion to disqualify or refuse admission to any registrant without any reason and notice.

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The National Library Board (NLB) manages a network of 27 public libraries, the National Library and the National Archives of Singapore. NLB promotes reading, learning and information literacy by providing a trusted, accessible and globally-connected library and information service through the National Library and a comprehensive network of Public Libraries.

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