Cart or Cut? How to Shop Online Safely | S.U.R.E. Celebrates M.I.L.

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Cart or Cut? How to Shop Online Safely | S.U.R.E. Celebrates M.I.L.

Learn about the rising trend of online shopping, its risks and how to ensure that your next purchase is safe and authentic.

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About this event

In this webinar, learn about the rising trend of online shopping, its risks and how to apply the S.U.R.E. (Source, Understand, Research, Evaluate) steps to ensure that your next online purchase is safe and authentic.

About the Speaker

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Nadia Ramli is a Librarian (Outreach) who has been with the National Library Board (NLB) for more than 6 years. She has conducted numerous tours and talks for children, students and adults. Nadia believes that information literacy is an important skill for all ages, be it researching projects for school, discerning information on social media or making purchases online.

As an online shopper across various platforms, she is keen to share her experience and shopping guidelines with everyone for this programme.

About S.U.R.E. Celebrates M.I.L.

The rapid advancements in technology and global events have greatly impacted the way we stay connected to and understand the world around us. Online information users today encounter a multitude of challenges – information overload, misinformation and disinformation, online scams, and our own personal biases.

Want to build up your media and information literacy (M.I.L) skills to tackle these challenges? Join the National Library Board’s “S.U.R.E. Celebrates M.I.L.” programmes in October 2022, held in conjunction with the UNESCO Global Media and Information Literacy Week 2022.

This year’s theme is “Be S.U.R.E., Stay Connected” and you can learn how to:

  • Discern and use online information sources
  • Unpack and avoid scams
  • Avoid online harms
  • Understand news literacy

About S.U.R.E.

S.U.R.E. stands for Source, Understand, Research and Evaluate, and is an initiative of the National Library Board to educate the public on information literacy.

For more information and free resources, please visit us at www.sure.nlb.gov.sg

Online Programme/Event Administrative Information

  • This programme is conducted entirely online. You may access Zoom via the app or using a web browser
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  • Do ensure you have a strong internet connection. Using your mobile data is not recommended
  • The National Library Board, Singapore (NLB) reserves the right in its absolute discretion to disqualify or refuse admission to any registrant without any reason and notice