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Internet Safety Subject Guide

Find out how to avoid potentially damaging websites for yourself and your family.

Recommended Print Resources

Here are some books from our collection that might help:

Born digital : understanding the first generation of digital natives - John Palfrey and Urs Gasser
Call Number: 302.23 PA
ISBN: 0465005152





Cyber-safe kids, cyber-savvy teens : helping young people learn to use the Internet safely and responsibly - Nancy E. Willard
Call Number: 025.04 WI
ISBN: 0787994170





Talking Back to Facebook - James P. Steyer
Call Number: 004.67 ST
ISBN: 145165734X





Recommended Videos

Growing up online [videorecording] / WGBH Educational Foundation ; a Frontline co-production with Ark Media, LLC. ; written by Rachel Dretzin ; produced and directed by Rachel Dretzin and John Maggio.  [Alexandria, VA] : Distributed by PBS Home Video, c2008. Call # DVD 025.04 GRO

Internet safety [videorecording] Lone Tree, CO : Safe Side, c2006.  Call # DVD J 004.6 INT

World Wide Web Resources

FBI Parent Guide to Internet Safety

Helpful tips for parents to protect their children from pornography and online dangers.

National Criminal Justice Service

The Internet Safety Special Feature contains information about and links to publications and resources that focus on internet safety.

Parents and Guardians

NetSmartz Workshop is an interactive, educational program of the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children® (NCMEC) that provides age-appropriate resources to help teach children how to be safer on- and offline. The program is designed for children ages 5-17, parents and guardians, educators, and law enforcement. With resources such as videos, games, activity cards, and presentations, NetSmartz entertains while it educates.

Washington State Attorney General's Office

A basic understanding of how Internet risks occur helps to place any Internet safety advice in context. Once you identify which factors have a greater impact on you and your family, you can adapt recommendations to your specific needs.

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