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What is network literacy?

Network Literacy Updated: August 05, 2013

A decentralized, global network of interlinked computing devices, the Internet has revolutionized the way we communicate, teach, learn, entertain, organize,...

Google Drive

Network Literacy Updated: October 16, 2012

Google Drive (formerly Google Docs) is an online service offered by Google that allows documents (including text, spreadsheets, presentations, and drawings)...

Creative Commons

Network Literacy Updated: June 21, 2012

Creative Commons is a nonprofit organization that enables the sharing and use of creativity and knowledge through free legal tools.Default copyrightUnder...

Public domain

Network Literacy Updated: June 21, 2012

   This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License.


Network Literacy Updated: June 06, 2012

What is attribution?Attribution involves crediting sources that you quote, cite, or otherwise use in some significant way. Attribution allows a reader or...

Understanding URLs

Network Literacy Updated: January 19, 2012

The unique address of a Web page is referred to as a Uniform or Universal Resource Locator (URL). For...

Plagiarism vs. copyright infringement

Network Literacy Updated: January 18, 2012

People sometimes confuse plagiarism with acts that infringe copyrights.Plagiarism is an act of intellectual dishonesty that involves passing someone else’s...

Fair use

Network Literacy Updated: January 18, 2012

Fair use is a right granted to the public for limited use of copyrighted material without obtaining permission from the rights holder, for such purposes as...


Network Literacy Updated: January 18, 2012

Copyright is a form of intellectual-property protection that covers the works of writers, artists, and other creators. The idea originated with the Statute...

Internet Legal and Ethical Issues

Network Literacy Updated: January 10, 2012

This section focuses on the basic legal issues that relate to your online activities, and the concrete steps you can take to maintain your intellectual...

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