Librarians have to keep eye on students’ Internet use

Anonymous Patron writes “Do you ever feel like your job as school librarian is little more than “the Internet police?”
The Bozeman Daily Chronicle features MaryAnne Coppersmith, who never imagined she’d need to play cop all the time. As head of Bozeman High School’s library department, Coppersmith knows that an important part of her job is to help students learn to use the Internet wisely.
Yet today’s librarians also have to be vigilant to make sure kids aren’t abusing Internet privileges on school computers — by playing skiing games, downloading music, e-mailing, visiting chat rooms, cruising for sexy sites or trying to hack into their grades.”