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The Networked Library: A Guide for the Educational Use of Social Networking Sites

The lesson plans in this book enable educators to easily incorporate networking technologies into the classroomnot just a fun enrichment activity, but one that is selective and intentional to teach the required standards.

CustomerCentric Selling

The classic guide to B2B selling--updated with the newest digital strategies CustomerCentric Selling pioneered the concept that the key to sales success lies in the ability to find solutions to customers' problems by getting into their minds, and it was the first book to provide the methodology to do so. In this fully revised second edition, readers will find the latest information on using digital platforms to engage buyers who resist common sell tactics.

Identity Theft

Because teens post so much personal information online on blogs, social networking sites, and Web sites, they are at high risk for these crimes. Identity Theft explains the different types of identity theft crimes and how they are committed, providing valuable advice on how to protect personal information and stay safe online. Safeguards like Internet safety software and other technologies, such as biometrics, that can help protect an individual's identity are also discussed in this timely new book.

The Everything Guide to Writing Children's Books

Writing for kids is fun and rewarding--if you can break into the fiercely competitive world of children's book publishing. With this guide, you'll learn how to write and promote a children's book that will impress any publisher. Whether you have a basic idea or a manuscript ready to go, you'll find all you need to build a successful career as a children's book author.

Internet Addiction and Online Gaming

The Internet is available anytime, anywhere thanks to a host of wireless communications and mobile computing devices. This accessibility makes it difficult for people with online addictions or compulsions to avoid the object of their fixation. Any excessive online activity that leads to personal, family, or community problems can be considered an Internet addiction, and compulsive behaviors can take the form of online and electronic gaming, compulsive shopping, or frequenting chat rooms and social-networking sites.

Rethinking Media Pluralism

Access to a broad range of different political views and cultural expressions is often regarded as a self-evident value in both theoretical and political debates on media and democracy. Pluralism is commonly accepted as a guiding principle of media policy in addressing media concentration, the role of public service media, or more recently such questions as how to respond to search engines, social networking sites, and citizen media.

The Meaning of Friendship

A tremendous burden is being placed on friends. Individuals want friends more than family. Couples want to marry a friend - a very novel idea. And at the social level, politicians, sociologists, even bishops realise that in the anonymity of the networked age, friendship is increasingly important to care, commitment and belonging. Friendship, we believe or hope, is elastic enough to connect us across the web of complex lives, and strong enough not to snap. But is it? For whilst many are turning to friendship, few are asking what they are turning to.

Genealogy Online for Dummies

What this book covers: "Genealogy Online For Dummies, 6th Edition" covers everything users need to know about starting a genealogical research project--including where and how to find information, how to communicate with other online genealogists, how to find specific information, how to leverage social networking sites, and how to build your own site for sharing information.

Lonely Children and Adolescents

From texting and social networking sites to after-school activities, young people have many opportunities to interact with one another, and yet loneliness and isolation trouble today's youth in increasing numbers. Many children and teens report feeling lonely even in the midst of family and friends, and childhood loneliness is a prime risk factor for adult alienation.

Sexual Predators Amongst Us

It is imperative that educators, parents, and potential victims be aware of sexual predators, the danger they pose in our society, and the resources available to help prevent this growing epidemic. Written from a police perspective, Sexual Predators Amongst Us examines the problem of sexual predation, how the Internet has contributed to its growth, and how we can protect children and the general public from these offenders.

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