Additional Articles

Cohen, Alan. "Do you know where your kids are clicking? Your kids aren't going to stop using MySpace and Facebook, but at least you can give them safety helmets and kneepads." PC Magazine 25.12 (July 2006): 88(8). [login in with Library card required for access]

Hewitt, Anne and Andrea Forte.  "Crossing Boundaries: Identity Management and Student/Faculty Relationships on the Facebook

Lipka, Sara.  "For Professors, Friending Can Be Fraught".  Chronicle of Higher Education54:15 (2007).

Rocker-Gladen, Naomi. "Facebook, MySpace & Professors: Should College Instructors Have Social Networking Pages?", June 4, 2008.

Slatalla, Michelle.  "omg! my mom joined facebook". 
New York Times.  Jun 7, 2007. 

Soller, Kurt. "Is It OK to Poke You? Like any social interaction, Facebook has its own etiquette." Newsweek (August 20, 2007): 46.
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A Face(book) in the Crowd: Online Social Networks for Engaged Learning
PowerPoint presentation by Gerry McKiernan, Science and Technology Librarian at Iowa State University Library, Ames, IA

Facebook: Step by Step
The presentation for this workshop.

Online Resources

Facebook.  Wikipedia's entry on Facebook is fairly thorough, with a history, discussion of controversies and an overview of the website itself with links out to other articles such as Facebook Features and Facebook Beacon

Faculty Ethics on Facebook.  A global Facebook group created to be discussion forum for Facebook participants to suggest activity guidelines for faculty.


(Check for nearby Libraries with these titles)

Facebook for Dummies by Carolyn Abram and Leah Pearlman

Facebook:  The Missing Manual by E. Vander Veer

I'm on Facebook--Now What???:  How to Get Personal, Business, and Professional Value from Facebook by Jason Alba, Jesse Stay, Lee Lorenzen, and Robert Scoble