Our Online Catalogue has Moved!

Our catalogue address has changed!  We’ve updated the links on the school website and the library site to: 

https://library.burnabyschools.ca/common/welcome.jsp?site=217 

If you have personal bookmarks/favourites stored in your browser, please update them to the new link.

We’ve changed our menu access to the Catalogue.  Now, it you click on the main “Catalogue” menu link, you’ll access the Basic Catalogue directly.  If you want to read about the catalogue functions, click on the “Catalogue Basics” link under “Catalogue”.

You can also search Destiny Discover using the search widget in the sidebar.

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Worried about fake news?

 

Source: http://www.ifla.org/publications/node/11174

 

So, the term ‘fake news’ has been around a lot lately, but what does it actually mean? According to some people, anything that runs counter to their own views is fake news. For others, it’s propaganda or advertising masquerading as news. There are also web sites written to look like news but that are actually just meant to stir up controversy. The infographic above gives you some tips on what to look for to help you spot fake news. If you’d like more information, the following sites are good not-fake sources.

Factcheck.org

AllSides looks at bias in news reporting and shows you he same news item covered from different points of view.

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Media Smarts: Young Canadians in a Wired World

Check out the latest infographic from Media Smarts. For the full report or more info, click here. From http://mediasmarts.ca/ycww.

Young Canadians in a Wired World report

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Media Smarts: Online Privacy, Online Publicity

Check out the latest infographic from Media Smarts. For the full report or more info, click here. From: to http://mediasmarts.ca/ycwwYoung Canadians Online Privacy, Online Publicity

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Life Online: How do you Compare?

Want to know how Canadian youth use online tools? Check out this infographic that charts over 5,000 students from grade 4-11 across Canada. How do you compare?

Infographic from Media Smarts: Canada’s Centre for Digital and Media Literacy

Young Canadiana Life Online

Want to learn more? Check out the SlideShare or the Full Report.

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