KT Lowe

Library IU East

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Areas of Expertise

Fake news, information literacy, misinformation, the history of chocolate.

Expert Bio

KT Lowe, assistant librarian for instruction at IU East, developed the Fake News LibGuide (iue.libguides.com/fakenews), likely the first library guide dedicated to the topic, with over 105,000 views worldwide.

Lowe also worked closely with the Miami University Institute for Learning in Retirement to create a five-course workshop on the history of chocolate.

She has presented at conferences for the American Library Association and has led community workshops on poetry, chocolate and fake news.

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Additional Information

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ktlowe/

Fake News LibGuide: http://iue.libguides.com/fakenews

"I see lies in your future: What librarians can learn from fortune tellers about fake news": https://scholarworks.iu.edu/journals/index.php/inula/article/view/27196/32568

"Ask the expert: Six tips for fighting fake news": https://news.iu.edu/stories/2018/03/iu/inside/14-ask-the-expert.html

Updated on: January 9, 2020