Approximately 100 students and faculty attended the workshop, “Fake News: Navigating the Seas of Misinformation,” which was hosted separately at the two campus libraries in early April. Librarian Canon Crawford guided the conversation with discussion focused on combatting fake news, critical thinking, media bias and filter bubbles. A research guide was provided for continued review of related themes and resources. Fake News Library Guide: http://libguides.santarosa.edu/fakenews
The work of faculty colleagues Nancy Persons (Library) and Laura Larque (History) is featured in the final report from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the American Library association. Nancy and Laura presented 4 programs funded by the NEH/ALA grant Latino Americans: 500 Years of History during the 2015-2016 academic year. A digital copy of the final report can be accessed at http://www.ala.org/la500-final-report
Sami Lange, Outreach and Exhibits librarian at Santa Rosa Junior College, has been accepted in to the Online Phd program at the University at Buffalo, New York, in Curriculum, Instruction and the Science of Learning. She begins the program in Fall 2017.