Internet use

Internet use

Women to woman: community health information project

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Jeffrey T. Huber
Kathryn E. Peek
Lisa A. Hughes
Felicia Little
Publisher: 
Journal of the Medical Library Association
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Chicago, IL

Describes a project undertaken in community based health agencies to provide electronic access to health information for community members.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Safety on the Internet: a guide for teens

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Center for Young Women's Health, Children's Hospital Boston
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1999-2004
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Boston, MA

Explains what a web address is, if you can trust anyone on the internet, what you should know if you want to start using the internet, what kind of on-line name you should have, what a profile is, what to do if you get to an inappropriate web site, what Iming is and is it safe, what a chat room is and is it safe. It also talks about downloading information, what is proper internet etiquette, if you should share your password with your friends, if there is anything you shouldn't tell someone on the internet and there is a lot more information.

Women and the Internet: participation, impact, empowerment and strategies

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Scarlet Pollock
Jo Sutton
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Womenspace Association
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Eugene, OR

Gives information from the Womespace consultation report on women and the Internet: participation, impact, empowerment and strategies.

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WOMI.W66 2003

How non-profit organizations can use the internet and open source software

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Johanna Segerström
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Womenspace
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2003

Demonstrates how the Internet and open source software can assist nonprofit organizations.

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WOMI.W66 2003

Public policy toolkit

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English
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Katherine Macnaughton-Osler
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Womenspace
Publication Date: 
2003

Works to contribute to the capacity of women's equality-seeking organizations to participate in the federal public policy process.

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WOMI.P83 2003

The women's Internet conference

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Womenspace
Publication Date: 
1997
Publication Place: 
Scotsburn, NS

Aims of support women's access to, and use of, communication technologies for women's equality work.

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WOMI.W66 1997

How do people evaluate a web site's credibility?: results from a large study

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English
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Cathy Soohoo
B.J. Fogg
David Danielsen
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Consumer WebWatch
Publication Date: 
2002
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Yonkers, N.Y.

Examines what features of a web site get noticed when people evaluated credibility. Finds that the "design look" of a site is mentioned most frequently, followed by information structure and information focus. Discusses reasons for the prominence of design look and interprets the findings.

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MEDR.F64 2002

Credibility on the web: an international study of the credibility of consumer information on the internet

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English
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Kate Scribbins
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Consumers International
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
London, UK

Assesses websites, covering information on health conditions, financial products, and prices for travel and consumer good, using criteria to measure credibility. Reveals that consumers need to exercise caution when using the Internet as a source of information.

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ISBN 190239139X
MEDR.S37 2002

BC rural women's project: final report

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Nythalah Baker
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Vernon & District Women's Centre Society
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Vernon, BC

States experiences of women who live on low-incomes, their access to and use of communication services, as well as the creative solutions women living in rural communities on lower-incomes have developed, and their recommendations for improvement on their identified concerns.

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WOMI.B35 2003

Cybertip.ca

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Child Find Manitoba
Publication Date: 
2002-
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Handles tips of potentially illegal material and activities regarding the online sexual exploitation of children. Provides information and other resources to help Canadians keep themselves and their families safe while on the Internet.

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