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Internet – 004.678
Operating systems (Computers) – 005.4


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Internet Resources

CITS-UCSB Spotting Fake News - An information evaluation tool designed by the Center of Information Technology & Society at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Common Sense Media - Common sense media has reviews of movies, shows, games, apps, etc for parents and families to help them make decisions in the world of media and technology.

National Cyber Security Awareness Month - From the US Department of Homeland Security, tips and resources from National Cyber Security Awareness Month on the topic of cybersecurity specified for different groups of citizens.

GCFLearnFree.Org - Tutorials that teach the essentials to live and work in the 21st century, from Microsoft Office and Facebook to reading and math and more.  Some of the free tutorials qualify for Continuing Education Units (CEUs).  There’s also a sister site in Spanish.

Get Safe Online - Practical advice on how to protect yourself, your children, your computer, your mobile device, and your business against fraud, identity theft, viruses, and other problems encountered online.

OnGuard Online - The federal government's user-friendly website with tips, information, tutorials, and videos to help consumers be safe, secure, and responsible online. Information is available in both English and Spanish.

Privacy Rights Clearinghouse - Privacy Rights Clearinghouse’s site, many privacy topics are covered on this site dedicated to protecting the privacy of American consumers; includes an extensive series of fact sheets on privacy issues in English and Spanish.

Stay Safe Online - From the National Cyber Security Alliance, an excellent resource to help individuals use the internet safely and securely at home, work, and school.

Stop Think Connect - A global cybersecurity awareness campaign’s online resource for all digital citizens to help them stay safer and more secure online; includes tips and advice in Spanish. 

Last Updated: Apr 22, 2020
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