Resources for evaluating news sources and avoiding fake news

Durham Tech Library has created an extensive online guide to help with evaluating and categorizing news sources.  You’ll find links to videos, infographics, articles, books, ebooks, handouts, games and activities, a research study from Stanford, and much more!

Feel free to link this guide to your Sakai course sites and share with students.

We also have some new books in the library for further reading and discussion on this important topic:


Call Number: PN 4888 .P6 S35 2017











Weaponized Lies

Call Number: BC 177 .L486 2017

debunk it

Call Number: BC 177 .G736 2014









For fun, play the Factitious game to determine if stories are true or false.  This game was created by American University:

Let the library staff know if you have recommendations for additional resources to add to the guide.