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Social Media by
Call Number: Multi-User eBook in MackinVIA
Explores the uses of social media and the affect it has on modern society.
Online Bullying by
Call Number: 302.3 Ry
This book identifies cyber bullying and provides tips for preventing and stopping it.
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American Girls by
Call Number: 302.23 SAL
Instagram. Whisper. Yik Yak. Vine. YouTube. Kik. Ask.fm. Tinder. The dominant force in the lives of girls coming of age in America today is social media. What it is doing to an entire generation of young women is the subject of award-winning Vanity Fair writer Nancy Jo Sales's riveting and explosive American Girls.
American Girls: Social Media and the Secret Lives of Teenagers by
Call Number: eBook on Cloud Library
Instagram. Whisper. YouTube. Kik. Ask.fm. Tinder. The dominant force in the lives of girls coming of age in America today is social media. What it is doing to an entire generation of young women is the subject of award-winning Vanity Fair writer Nancy Jo Sales’s riveting and explosive American Girls. Log in with your Virtual Student Library Card.
Don't Unplug by
Call Number: 303.483 DAN
Chris Dancy, the world's most connected person, inspires readers with practical advice to live a happier and healthier life using technology.
Call Number: 302.231 ALT
In this revolutionary book, Adam Alter, a professor of psychology and marketing at NYU, tracks the rise of behavioral addiction, and explains why so many of today's products are irresistible.
Notes on a Nervous Planet by
Call Number: 616.89 HAI
The societies we live in are increasingly making our minds ill, making it feel as though the way we live is engineered to make us unhappy. When Matt Haig developed panic disorder, anxiety, and depression as an adult, it took him a long time to work out the ways the external world could impact his mental health in both positive and negative ways. Haig examines everything from broader phenomena like inequality, social media, and the news; to things closer to our daily lives, like how we sleep, how we exercise, and even the distinction we draw between our minds and our bodies.
Raising a Screen-Smart Kid by
Call Number: 649.1 MIN
Most kids get their first smartphone at the same time that they're experiencing major developmental changes. Making mistakes has always been a part of growing up, but how do parents help their kids navigate childhood and adolescence at a time when social media has the potential to magnify the consequences of those mistakes?