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Leslie Hurst is 2018 UW Distinguished Librarian

Head of Teaching and Learning at UW Bothell Campus Library

Leslie Hurst UW Bothell Campus librarian
Leslie Hurst | photo by Marc Studer
For University of Washington Distinguished Librarian Leslie Hurst, “fake news” is the latest skirmish in a battle librarians have been waging for years under the banner of information literacy.

As part of their jobs at the University of Washington Bothell Cascadia College Library, librarians routinely work with faculty to conduct information literacy workshops. They specifically teach new students how to use the library and generally how to conduct valid research. In the wider view, they teach how to recognize what is true and what is not.  - more

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