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5 Ways to Avoid Phishing Scams


Contributed by: The Beehive
Link: http://thebeehive.org/digitalbasics/2010/12/22/int...
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Phishing scams are an attempt to steal your personal and financial information. These scams typically involve email, fake web sites or pop-up messages that are used to trick you into handing over personal information such as bank account or credit card information, Social Security numbers, passwords, etc. Knowing how to recognize and avoid phishing can help you protect your information on the web.

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How to Use Windows and Tabs


Contributed by: The Beehive
Link: http://thebeehive.org/digitalbasics/2010/12/22/int...
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When you’re searching the web, there are a couple of ways to open web sites. Using windows and tabs make it easy to view multiple web sites while you’re online.

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Printing a Web Page


Contributed by: The Beehive
Link: http://thebeehive.org/digitalbasics/2010/12/22/beg...
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Learn how to print from the web.

Phishing


Contributed by: Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
Link: https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/articles/0003-phishin...
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This article defines phishing, gives advice on how to recognize and deal with scammers and provide information on how to report phishing email messages.

Online Lineup - FTC Consumer Information


Contributed by: Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
Link: https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/media/game-0009-onlin...
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Provides tips for shopping on line, including ways to protect privacy and prevent fraud.

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Financial Tutorials


Contributed by: Tech Goes Home
Link: http://www.techgoeshome.org/earn
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Tutorials on such online financial resources as: Moneygirl.com (which offers information about everything from credit cards to home mortgages); The Beehive (which offers various financial information); and Mint.com (which offers tips on effective ways to manage and save money).

New Mexico Department of Information Technology

Training Toolkit for Digital Literacy


Link: http://www.doit.state.nm.us/broadband/training/t3t...
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Toolkit for digital literacy trainers to deliver basic training. In addition to materials, includes links to accompanying videos

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TechSoup Tips For Maintaining Public Computers


Contributed by: Tech Soup
Link: http://www.techsoupforlibraries.org/cookbooks
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Learn from the experiences of others! Download the free Cookbooks, packed with tips and techniques on maintaining public computers. Each Cookbook has valuable and practical information collected from hundreds of public libraries throughout the U.S. and Canada. From troubleshooting to setting up wireless networks or solving many technology issues, all these great ideas are captured and published here to share solutions from the field.

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Indeed


Contributed by: Indeed
Link: http://www.indeed.com
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A job search engine available in more than 50 countries and 24 languages.

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Bibliobouts


Contributed by: University of Michigan, Contributed by: Institute of Museum and Library Services
Link: http://bibliobouts.si.umich.edu/BiblioBoutsAbout.h...
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Bibliobouts project at the University of Michigan funded by IMLS that seeks to teach information literacy through gaming.

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MedlinePlus Guide to Healthy Web Surfing


Contributed by: National Library of Medicine, Contributed by: National Institutes of Health
Link: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/healthywebsurfi...
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Guide to healthy web surfing.

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Career One Stop


Contributed by: U.S. Department of Labor (DOL)
Link: http://www.careeronestop.org/COS_Aboutus.aspx
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This tool is designed to help job seekers, students, businesses and career professionals manage their careers.

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Digital Literacy Corps


Contributed by: Net Literacy
Link: http://www.digitalliteracycorps.org/DLC-P4.html
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Non-profit organization was founded by a middle school student. To date, over 1000 students from middle schools, high schools and colleges have volunteered to repurpose computers or teach in their communities and provide extensive one-on-one training for those who were formerly on the wrong side of the digital divide.

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“Relevancy, Appropriateness, Detail, Currency, Authority and Bias”


Contributed by: Karen M. Christensson
Link: http://www.radcab.com/
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Guide to determine evaluate information.

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Oregon School Library Information System


Contributed by: Oregon School Library Information System
Link: http://www.oslis.org/
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OSLIS is a K-12 web portal providing access to quality licensed databases within an information literacy framework.

Copyright Clarity: How Fair Use Supports Digital Learning


Contributed by: University of Rhode Island, Harrington School of Communication and Media
Link: http://mediaeducationlab.com/copyright
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Digital and media literacy educators and learners depend on the ability to be able to use copyrighted materials, including movies, TV, print, music, and digital media. Learn about your rights and responsibilities under the law and how to help students appreciate the power they have both as authors and users of copyrighted materials.  

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San Diego Futures Foundation


Contributed by: San Diego Futures Foundation
Link: http://www.sdfutures.org/
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The purpose of this organization is to improve access to computers and services by making information technology available to underserved individuals, organizations and disadvantaged small businesses through training, education, technical services and equipment.

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Digital Preservation Education for North Carolina State Employees


Contributed by: State of North Carolina
Link: http://digitalpreservation.ncdcr.gov/
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To provide visitors with digital preservation information and resources that are tailored to their current level of knowledge.

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NC Health Info


Contributed by: UNC Health Sciences Library
Link: http://www.nchealthinfo.org/index.cfm
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NC Health Info is an online guide to web sites of quality health and medical information and local health services throughout North Carolina. Designed to meet the needs and interests of North Carolinians, NC Health Info leads users to resources that are reliable and easy to understand. Links on NC Health Info are selected and maintained by North Carolina librarians.

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Zero Divide


Contributed by: Zero Divide
Link: http://zerodivide.org/
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Zero Divide provides access to an ecosystem of broadband technology, training, and education programs for workforce development, asset building, microenterprise, and small business assistance we hope to improve the economic opportunity of low-income, disadvantaged individuals.

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