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How to Avoid Online Scams (Information Literacy Series Part)

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Loveland Public Library

300 North Adams Avenue

Loveland, CO 80537

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((Originally rescheduled from 9/16 due to unforeseen circumstances))

Digital information literacy – the ability to identify, find, evaluate, and use information effectively online – is an important skill for people of all ages to have in today’s connected society. In this workshop series, learn the skills, tools, and tips needed to be a capable and conscious digital citizen. This class is part of a series: they can be attended individually, but are most effective when taken together.


Part 1: ***RESCHEDULED TO OCT 7 DUE TO UNFORESEEN CIRCUMSTANCE****

Avoiding Online Scams teaches you how to identify and evade disingenuous or potentially harmful internet transactions.


Part 2: Sept 30, 5:30-7pm

Cybersecurity and Online Safety informs and prepares you to protect yourself and your devices from online security threats.
Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cybersecurity-information-literacy-series-part-2-tickets-67076324091


Part 3: Oct 14, 5:30-7pm

Library, Database, and Researching Tools demonstrates how to use online researching tools, library databases, and more to verify credentials and identify information sources to aid with investigation endeavors.
Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/library-database-and-online-research-tools-information-literacy-series-part-3-tickets-67076917867


Part 4: Oct 28, 5:30-7pm

Fighting Fake News compiles the skills and topics covered previously in the series to help you learn how to spot and combat fake news found online and on social media.
Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/fighting-fake-news-information-literacy-series-part-4-tickets-67077290983




For more information, call 970-962-2720 or email library.technology@cityofloveland.org

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