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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
http://www.fbi.gov/stats-services/publications/parent-guide/parent-guide

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

National Criminal Justice Service
http://www.ncjrs.gov/internetsafety/

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

Parents and Guardians
http://www.netsmartz.org/Parents

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
http://www.atg.wa.gov/InternetSafety.aspx

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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