staff of the Beaufort County Library shares your concerns
about responsible and safe use of the Internet. We offer this
selection of online resources in the interest of keeping the
World Wide Web an enjoyable and educational place to visit.
Safety Web Sites
(for children, teens and parents)
Online: CyberNetiquette Comix (http://disney.go.com/cybersafety)
An entertaining approach to the serious business of online
safety, including the dangers of communicating with strangers
and unsolicited e-mail.
(http://www.getnetwise.org) Information on what parents and
kids can do to use the Net safely, with specific steps on
dealing with (and reporting) trouble and links to other useful
(http://www.safekids.com) and SafeTeens.com
(http://www.safeteens.com/) (Strategies include an eight-point
plan for Net safety, parental guidelines and instructions
for a family contract of Internet use.
Web Wise Kids (http://www.webwisekids.com) Check out the
"Kid's Rules for Online Safety" and other advice
on avoiding Internet dangers.
Parents' Guide: Safe Surfing with Your Family (http://www.yahooligans.com/parents)
Surfing can be a family sport, with ground rules like a signed
Family Pledge (a sample is provided for each family to adapt
to its own needs). There is also advice on what to do when
parents or children find inappropriate material on the Web.
Safe and Useful Web Sites for All Ages
Beaufort County Public Library Home Page Development Team makes
every reasonable effort to insure the accuracy of the information
found on this web site. However, the Library offers no warranty
with regard to content, accuracy or recency. Inclusion of a link
to another web site in no way constitutes an endorsement of the
agency, company, individual or entity responsible for that site,
or of any service, product or mission. The administrators of those
web sites are solely responsible for their content.
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