Information Quality Resources 2022

Librarians, researchers, journalists, teachers and students are continually confronted with what can be described as a kind of information miasma when using online sites, databases, resources, images and social media. No sector or discipline is immune to misinformation, disinformation, hoaxes, lack of data quality, and biased research. This guide highlights actionable resources to evaluate and identify online malfeasance, as well as sources to verify information and data quality that is critical to our professions. These two efforts often intersect, and require vigilance and continuing education respective to effectively confronting the challenges they present.

6 Signs of Credible Sources: Do Unreliable Websites Sabotage Your Research by Jack Milgram

ABCs of Web Literacy

A Field Guide To Fake News and Other Information Disorders

Anti-Virus, AntiHoax, AntiMyth, AntiFraud, AntiChain Letter and Anti-Spam Resources and Sites 2021

Assembler – Analyzes Images Using Detectors – Technology Trained to Identify Specific Types of Manipulation – and Evaluates If and Where Images May Have Been Altered

Codes of Ethics Online

Competitive Intelligence – A Selective Resource Guide – Updated May 2021 guide/

Confirmation Bias from the Catalogue of Bias

Cornell University Digital Literacy Resource

DeepFakes and Cheap Fakes

Deepfakes and Disinformation: Exploring the Impact of Synthetic Political Video on Deception, Uncertainty and Trust in News

#DigitalDeceit – The Technologies Behind Precision Propaganda on the Inter

Digital Sherlocks

Disinformation – Confronting the Threat of Disinformation

Equator Network – Enhancing the QUAlity and Transparency Of health Research

Ethics and Governance of Artificial Intelligence

EthicsWeb – Ethics Resources on the World Wide Web

Evaluating Information Found on the Web

Evaluating Internet Health Information: A Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine

Evaluating Quality

Evaluating Quality on the Net

Evaluating Resources

Evaluating Web Pages: Techniques to Apply and Questions to Ask – Holding Politicians Accountable – nonpartisan, nonprofit “consumer advocate” for voters that aims to reduce the level of deception and confusion in U.S. politics. – Information Quality Resources 2022</a

Fake News – Wikipedia

Fakey Game

Full Fact – UK’s Independent Fact Checking Charity

Getting It Right: Verifying Sources on the Web

Global Information Quality Series

GLTR: Statistical Detection and Visualization of Generated Text

GTAMS Analyzer – Qualitative Research Software for the Free World

Hoaxy® – Visualize the Spread of Claims and Fact Checking

How “News Literacy” Gets the Web Wrong by Mike Caulfieldlo

How to Be a Better Web Searcher: Secrets from Google Scientists

How to Combat Fake News and Disinformation

How To Protect Yourself Online From Misinformation Right Now

How to Read a Paper by David R. Cheriton

How to Teach Information Literacy in an Era of Lies by David Gooblar

Information Quality Assessment for Blogs and Podcast (the information presented is applicable to any subject/topic not necessarily medical education) blogs-and-podcasts

Information Quality: The Potential of Data and Analysis to Generate Knowledge

Information Quality – Wikipedia

Information Quality Resources Sites

Information Quality WWW Virtual Library

International Journal of Information Quality

Internews – Independent media in 100 countries

Is This True? – A Fake News Database

IT Central Station – Unbiased Reviews from the Tech Community

Journalism, Fake News and Disinformation – Handbook for Journalism Education and Training

Kathy Schrock’s Guide – Critical Evaluation of Information

Lateral Reading: Reading Less and Learning More When Evaluating Digital Information

Lead Stories – Innovative Fact Checking and Debunking Website

Lumen – Cease and Desist Letters Concerning Online Content

Media Bias / Fact Check – The Most Comprehensive Media Bias Resource

Media Manipulation and Disinformation

Misinformation Overload

NewsGuard – Restoring Trust & Accountability – The Internet Trust Tool

News Integrity Initiative journalism/news-integrity-initiative/

Our.News – Pushing Back On Misinformation – mobile browser extension

Paper – False Information on Web and Social Media: A Survey

Peer-Reviewed Instructional Materials Online Database (PRIMO)

Perspective – Using Machine Learning to Reduce Toxicity Online

Plagiarism Checker

Plagiarism Checker Free – produced by Voice of America

Principles of Evaluating Websites by Stephen Downes

Quality Checklists for Medical Education Blogs and Podcasts blogs-and-podcasts

Quality Information Determination 2018 – Resources and Tools – January 2018 Zillman Column

Quality Information Framework (QIF)

Quality Resources

QueText – Plagiarism Checker and Citation Assistant

Rated False: Here’s the Most Interesting New Research On Fake News and Fact Checking

Retraction Watch Database

Sense About Science – Promoting Good Science and Evidence for the Public

Snopes – Internet’s Definitive Fact-Checking Resource

S.O.S. for Information Literacy

Student’s Internet Research Guide – Separating Fact Vs. Fiction

Ten C’s For Evaluating Internet Sources

The Business of Disinformation by Judit Szakacs

The Ethical Journalism Network

The Importance of Primary and Secondary Sources

These 6 Tips Will Help You Spot Misinformation Online

The Social Lives of Generative Adversarial Networks

The Ten Best Fact Checking Sites

The Trust Project – News with Integrity

The Verification Handbook for Investigative Reporting

The Web Credibility Project: Guidelines – Stanford University

T Is For Thinking – The ICYouSee Guide to Critical Thinking About What You See On the Web

Trusting News – RJU Research Project

Truth or Fiction – Seeking Truth and Exposing Fiction Since 1999

You Think You Want Media Literacy … Do You? By Danah Boyd

Understanding Health Research – A Tool for Making Sense of Health Studies

Usable Web

Verification Handbook – A Definitive Guide To Verifying Digital Content For Emergency Coverage

Viewing Results and Evaluating Quality

Weft QDA – Free Open Source Tool for Qualitative Data Analysis

Where Do Students Learn About Fake News? In Freshman Comp by Ellen Wayland-Smith

WT Social

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