Essential Library of the Information Age

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The way we think about information has changed dramatically in recent years. Data flows across the planet at the speed of light via the Internet, and people establish whole new identities online. The new digital world has also introduced a wide array of controversies. Questions surrounding net neutrality, privacy, copyright, and censorship fill today's headlines. Essential Library of the Information Age features compelling text, well-chosen photographs, and extensive back matter, providing a balanced view of these contentious issues. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

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Essential Library of the Information Age (6 titles)
Big Data and Privacy Rights
Book Banning and Other Forms of Censorship
Content Ownership and Copyright
Information Literacy in the Digital Age
Net Neutrality
Online Identity
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Interest Level Grade 8 - Grade 12
Reading Level Grade 6
BISACS JNF051090, JNF052040, JNF012030
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Science & Technology, Social Studies
Copyright 2017
Division Abdo Publishing
Imprint Essential Library
Language English
Number of Pages 112
Season 2016-08-15
ISBN 9781680782813, 9781680774702
Title Format Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 6.25 x 9.25
Features Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Table of contents, and Timeline of key events
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Essential Library of the Information Age - School Library Connection

Teens increasingly rely on the Internet to express themselves, communicate with others, and get information. Delighted with the potential, many are unaware of the hazards and traps that await them. . . . They need to learn the pros and cons of net neutrality, copyright laws, and big data. These topics, among others, are clearly presented with examples that relate to the students’ lives. This set uses relevant examples of young people dealing with the digital world. The attractive layout includes informative photos and sidebars to present new material. Highly Recommended.