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Media Literacy

Fact Checking Websites

Nonpartisan websites that fact check news stories. Used by journalists and citizens in U.S. and internationally. 

Library Databases

Use Truxal Library's databases to check if other sources support the claims made in an article you find online.

From off-campus, you will need to enter the barcode number from the back of your AACC photo ID or Truxal Library card.

Opposing Viewpoints in Context
Position papers, reference materials,
periodical articles, statistics, and more examining controversial topics and current events

CQ Researcher
Original, comprehensive reporting and analysis of current events and controversial topics in the U.S.

National Newspapers and The Sun
Recent issues of the New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, Baltimore Sun, and more

Credo Reference
Hundreds of reference books

Statistics from government agencies

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