Netiquette is defined as:
"a set of unofficial rules for good behavior and politeness that have been developed by users of Usenet, the Internet, email, chatrooms, and other modes of online communication."
Netiquette is the practice of exercising polite and considerate behaviour in online contexts, such as Internet discussion boards and personal email.
Follow these links to learn more:
An online hyperlinked version of Virginia Shea's book covering the basics of netiquette and its application in different contexts, such as business and school
Bow Valley College Library. (2013, July 30). Digital literacy, netiquette and internet safety. Retrieved from http://bowvalleycollege.libguides.com/content.php?pid=411283&sid=3362191
Follow these links to learn more about Social Media Etiquette:
TED Talks. (2009, December). Alexis Ohanian: How to make a splash in social media [Video file]. Retrieved from http://www.ted.com/talks/alexis_ohanian_how_to_make_a_splash_in_social_media.html
TEDxTalks. (2011, April 25). Building a personal brand: Jacob Cass at TEDxCMU 2011 [Video file]. Retrieved from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qeHtvuTcy70
Howcast. (2009, May 26). How to follow proper netiquette rules [Video file]. Retrieved from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6dRoclqDJh0
Email is an important form of communication that is used in multiple contexts, from professional to personal. Read below to understand how to apply proper email etiquette.
DO follow these rules and guidelines regarding: Composing email, sending and responding to email, and the general "don't make these mistakes".
Sending and Responding to Email
DON'T make these mistakes:
Bow Valley College Library. (2013, July 30). Email etiquette: Do's and don'ts. Retrieved from http://www.bowvalleycollege.libguides.com/content.php?pid=411283&sid=3362143