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Library Series - Webinars: Home

Slides from Library Series (in partnership with Student Affairs)

Library Series

Interested in attending one of our library webinars but couldn't make the session? We'll share our slides here, as well as recordings (when available).

The library series of webinars are presented by McHenry County College Librarians, sometimes in collaboration with MCC Faculty.

Stuck in an Echo Chamber?

Title: Stuck in an Echo Chamber? How to Find Your Way Out: A Path to Objectivity

Presented by: MCC Librarians Roger Morales and Kim Tipton

Presentation dates: 12/1/2020, 3/15/2021, 4/1/2021

Shattering the Stories: The Underground Press in the 1960s and 1970s

Title: Shattering the Stories: The Underground Press in the 1960s and 1970s

Presented by: MCC Librarian Roger Morales and English Instructor Toni Countryman

Presentation date: 3/23/2021

For Further Reading

Independent Voices: JSTOR digital collection of alternative press newspapers, magazines and journals. (Access JSTOR here with your myMCC credentials.)

Mapping American Social Movements Project (Underground/Alternative Newspapers History and Geography) from University of Washington

Images of the Underground: Image Gallery Essay - Underground Newspapers of the 1960s and 1970s - from the Wisconsin Historical Society

Smoking Typewriters: The Sixties Underground Press and the Rise of Alternative Media in America by John McMillian (full text available in our eBook Community College Collection database)

Fake News is a Real Problem

Title: Fake News is a Real Problem: Why We Need a New Set of Skills to Uncover the Truth

Presented by: MCC Librarians Amy Faubl and Kim Tipton

Presentation date: 4/7/2021

For Further Reading

First Draft's Essential Guide to Understanding Information Disorder by Claire Wardle

Web Literacy for Student Fact Checkers by Michael A. Caulfield

Fake News and Alternative Facts: Information in a Post-Truth Era by Nicole A. Cooke (full text available in our eBook Community College Collection database)