The library and digital citizenship in the 21 st century

A session at MmIT National Conference 2016

Tuesday 13th September, 2016

3:30pm to 4:20pm (GMT)

Digital citizenship can be defined as the norms of appropriate, responsible behaviour with regard to
technology usage, but where does the responsibility lie for training and supporting the citizenry in such
activity? Libraries, across all sectors play a significant role in supporting and developing digital citizenship and that library and information professionals need to engage with ten key areas of activity in order to fully
support their users in the 21 st century. This paper will bring together these ten digital citizenship themes
within the context of support the digital citizen. Participants will receive and easy to understand overview of digital citizenship and some suggestions as to how libraries might support their specific users in some or all of these areas.

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Time 3:30pm4:20pm GMT

Date Tue 13th September 2016

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