internet safety Archive
The last week of July Microsoft released Windows 10. This began the countdown clock for the free upgrade for the next year. I’m sure there are a lot of libraries in the process of upgrading. Free certainly is appealing. But is it right? With technology it is best to try and stay up to date
We’ve all been there. The computer that dies or becomes infected with spyware, printers no longer printing, power failures, equipment damage due to power surges, or the internet goes down. I’ve dealt with all of this the last few weeks at the library. The initial reaction is to panic which invariably makes the problem worse.
You all know me… I’m concerned about personal security and privacy and staying safe online. I think it’s an important part of our lives and certainly an important part of information literacy in ANY library. And it’s challenging to balance how much you choose to share about yourself on social networking sites while remaining safe
A crucial part of your digital literacy instruction programs ought to be classes for the public on Internet safety. There’s a lot of topics in this area, so planning a curriculum around this concept is rich and varied based on audience, purpose, and tech level. First, work on identifying your community needs. Get input from