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Athens Tech library provides interlibrary loan services for its faculty, staff and students. If you need any material that you can't find in the library, please email your request to Qian Fang at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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News sources on the political spectrum
All Sides is a news website that presents multiple sources side by side in order to provide the full scope of news reporting.
The AllSides bias rating page allows you to filter a list of news sources by bias (left, center, and right). It also allows you to check your own bias.
Fact checking sites
Independent, self-sufficient entity wholly owned by its operators who investigate rumors.
PolitiFact is an independent fact-checking website that rates the accuracy of claims by elected officials and others who speak up in American politics.
A a nonpartisan, nonprofit “consumer advocate” for voters that aims to reduce the level of deception and confusion in U.S. politics.
Washington Post fact checker
Fact Checker is a column in the Washington Post. This is the accompanying website. The purpose is to “truth squad” the statements of political figures regarding issues of great importance. The Post leans left, and so tends to fact-check right-wing claims more than left-wing claims.
Library news sources
Library resources in GALILEO are credible sources of information. Here are some news sources you can use.
Articles from major newspapers. Includes Atlanta Journal-Constitution, New York Times, Washington Post, and more.
Newspaper Source Plus
Provides cover-to-cover full text for 35 national (U.S.) and international newspapers, including The Christian Science Monitor, USA Today, The Washington Post, The Washington Times, The Times (London), The Toronto Star, etc.
Opposing viewpoints in Context
Gale Opposing Viewpoints in Context provides information on important current news events.
How to choose your news
By Damon Brown, part of a TedEd Lesson: How to choose your news.
UGA library card
Athens Tech library has a reciprocal borrowing agreement with the University of Georgia libraries. If you are ATC faculty, staff or a student in need of use of the UGA libraries, please come by and fill out an application at your home library and we will direct you to get a UGA library card.
Athens Campus Library: 706.355.5020 | Elbert County: 706.213.2116 | Walton County: 706.552.0909 | Greene County: 706.453.0536
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