One leg at a time: medical librarians and fake news


  • Michelle Kraft, AHIP, FMLA Co-Lead Editor, Journal of the Medical Library Association, Medical Library Director, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH



While there has been recent media attention to the issue of “fake news,” misinformation and disinformation has been a lasting part of human history. This Janet Doe Lecture presents the history of fake news, how it is spread and accepted, its impact on medical and health information, and medical librarian roles in limiting its spread and promoting correct health information.


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