Opposing Viewspoints is a useful series of books on current, controversial issues.
College of Marin has many books in this collection on topics such as video games, cloning, medical marijuana, netiquette and online ethics.
These books are located against the wall in front of the reference desk.
Each book is an anthology -- a collection of short essays, speeches and articles -- that discusses the topic from multiple angles. In the picture above, notice that each pair of items is made up of opposing viewpoints. This is most clearly seen in item 6 and 7.
Here are just a few of the dozens of Opposing Viewpoints books at College of Marin. Many students and professors like these books because each one compiles numerous sources of information in one handy volume.
Both phrases are frequently interchanged and are often combined with the concept of a 'netizen' which itself is a contraction of the words internet and citizen and refers to both a person who uses the internet to participate in society, and an individual who has accepted the responsibility of using the internet in productive and socially responsible ways.
Underlying this overall concept of socially responsible internet use are a few core pillars, though the details underneath each pillar are still subject to debate.
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