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Welcome to the Digital World

On October 29, 1969, a group of researchers created the first form of the Internet. At the time, professionals knew this discovery was monumental, but the changes to society could never have been predicted. Since then, the emergence of social media, remote communications, video games, and more has created another world in which most of us live. 

What does it mean to be a digital citizen? How do the virtual spaces and relationships we cultivate affect our real lives? 

This display aims to unveil the complexity behind the online interactions that have become so automatic. In each region of the digital world, our actions and behaviours alter aspects of our lives. This is an opportunity to reflect on your digital life, and to learn more about your online self and relationships. Enjoy!

This presentation aims to dive deeper into the topics covered in this month's book display! Simply click present and explore the topics by clicking on the bubbles which interest you! Each is accompanied by a few book recommendations, so you can start your summer reading list. Enjoy!









Below is a list of more ebooks and print books available on this topic, as well as movie titles, podcasts, videos and more. What would the digital world be without your digital self? Make your avatar below!

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Digital Inclusion Exchange 

99 Problems- The Lost Cities of Geos

BBC Digital World Full List

Data + Love

Note to Self: How to Create Good Digital Citizens

These videos are aimed to show different perspectives of digital citizenship from empathic gaming, to basic building blocks that is being taught in schools now and everything in between. Some are outdated, or aimed for younger audience, however each are valuable for understanding the wide space that is the digital world. 

These tools aim to give resources to become more attentive and knowledgeable about the technology and communities that online spaces thrive off of: 

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