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: Literacy is no longer simply the ability to read and interpret information. With the arrival of the Information Age, the Internet, and personal and mobile computing devices, young people are now inundated daily with information from many sourcesand they are expected to be savvy at processing this information. Literacy now involves a range of specialized skills; students must be visually literate, digitally literate, and technologically literate. Students must also learn how to apply ethical standards to the processrespecting the intellectual content, personal feelings, and safety of all members of the cyber-community, including his or her own. This exceptional series provides readers with a thorough grounding in the fundamentals of digital information gathering, content generating, social networking, and cyber-ethics (in academic, professional, and personal contexts). Each book is written in an engaging, helpful tone and is supported by sidebars and a full resource section for further exploration.