Thursday, December 18, 2014

Spend Christmas with a Good Book

Curl up with some egg nog and one of these Christmas-themed electronic books from the Cannon Memorial Library.

Just click on the book image to open and enjoy!

Contact us if you have any questions trying to locate other holiday books.

Theresa Whitehead, Distance Learning Librarian

Thursday, December 11, 2014

LibGuides to the Rescue

Do you need a starting point with your research?  If so, use a Subject Research LibGuide!

Watch this short video on what Subject Research LibGuides are and how to use them to assist you with your research.

If you have any questions on Subject Research LibGuides, please contact us.

-Theresa Whitehead, Distance Learning Librarian

Monday, December 8, 2014

Enjoy safe online shopping
this holiday season

Online shopping! It’s so easy, right?  

Here are a few online shopping tips to help you shop safely online this holiday season.

(Zone Alarm, 2014)

The editors at Zone Alarm's Security Blog posted “Stay Safe This Shopping Season with These Security Tips” on Nov. 19 (graphic right).

Here's a short list of sites with suggestions for safe online shopping:

Then, dive deeper into the subject by reading:

   Scams, Safe Shopping, and Online Banking” (pp. 57-74) in Net Crimes & Misdemeanors:Outmaneuvering the Spammers, Swindlers, and Stalkers Who Are Targeting You Online (Hitchcock, Jayne A. and Loraine Page, Medford, NJ: Information Today, 2002) 


Online Shopping” (pp. 181-192) in our eBook Computer Security Literacy: Staying Safe in a Digital World (Jacobson, Douglas and Joseph Idziorek, Hoboken: CRC Press, 2012)   

All of which is simply to say: “Hey, let's be careful out there” (Sergeant Phil Esterhaus, Hill Street Blues TV series, 1981-1987).

--Sandy Hawes, Online Services Librarian