[kids-lib] New Website & Guide for Online Safety now Available

Katie Anderson katie.anderson at state.or.us
Mon Jul 26 11:45:10 PDT 2010

Hello!  I just received the following email about online safety education resources from the Association of Library Services to Children.  This is not an endorsement, please review these resources thoroughly to determine if they are appropriate for your patrons and community before recommending them or ordering the free Net Cetera guides.

Katie Anderson, Library Development Services
* Youth Services Consultant * Oregon Center for the Book Coordinator *
Oregon State Library, 250 Winter St. NE, Salem, OR 97301
katie.anderson at state.or.us<mailto:katie.anderson at state.or.us>, 503-378-2528

From: Linda Mays [mailto:lmays at ala.org]
Sent: Monday, July 26, 2010 11:31 AM
To: alsc-l at ala.org
Subject: [alsc-l] New Website & Guide for Online Safety now Available

Following is information for parents from the FTC regarding its new website and guide for online safety.

OnGuardOnline.gov (www.onguardonline.gov<http://www.onguardonline.gov/>) is the federal government's online safety website.  Along with its Spanish-language counterpart, AlertaenLinea.gov (www.alertaenlinea.gov<http://www.alertaenlinea.gov/>), OnGuardOnline.gov provides practical tips from the federal government and the technology community to help people guard against Internet fraud, secure their computers, and protect their privacy.  Share the site's games, videos, and information with your library visitors.

Net Cetera: Chatting with Kids About Being Online is a new free guide for parents from
OnGuardOnline.gov, the federal government's online safety website.  This booklet helps parents and mentors help kids navigate the online world - from cyber bullying to file-sharing.  It's available at www.onguardonline.gov/netcetera<http://www.onguardonline.gov/netcetera> and in Spanish at www.alertaenlinea.gov/netcetera<http://www.alertaenlinea.gov/netcetera>.  Order free copies from http://bulkorder.ftc.gov<http://bulkorder.ftc.gov/>, and link to it or use the information in your blog, website, or newsletter.

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