Communities of Disinformation: An Information Behavior Perspective on Conspiracy Theorists
Sam Swift, 2022 Showcase
: This project is a final research paper for INFO 200 Information Communities. The chosen information community is conspiracy theorists and this paper focuses on a compassionate lens through which public librarians can support and assist those engaged in conspiracy theories.
Sam Swift is a first-year San José State University MLIS student. They work in Adult and High School Services at a public library in Illinois. They’ve worked in libraries for three years and plan to continue working in and studying public librarianship.