December 20, 2006

Internet Safety

Websites that help you protect yourself when you are online:

Books to check out from the library:

Cybersafety: Surfing Safely Online by Joan Vos MacDonald
“Provides tips and advice for teens for avoiding common Internet dangers, such as sexual predators, with cyber rules that can be applied to enhance safer surfing.”

MySpace Unraveled: A Parent's Guide to Teen Social Networking from the Directors of by Larry Magid and Anne Collier; published 2007
“To help you understand MySpace, the authors step you through how to set up and personalize a MySpace account and how to manage an online social life. Then they look at how young people are changing the Internet and how to guide them as they navigate the social Web.” -- from back cover

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Everything you need to know about staying safe in cyberspace [e-book] by Jennifer Croft; published 1999
“Examines some of the dangers that might be encountered while using the internet, and gives advice about how to avoid them.”