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'''Jean Armour Polly''' works as the Assistant Director and Administrator of Systems and Technology at the Liverpool Public Library. She is renowned as the '''Net-mom'''.
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'''Jean Armour Polly''' works as the Assistant Director and Administrator of Systems and Technology at the Liverpool Public Library. She is renowned as the "Net-Mom".
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Jean is also the website review editor at CommonSenseMedia.org. She has been a board member at Internet Society ([[ISOC]]).<ref>[http://www.icann.org/en/biog/polly.htm icann.org]</ref>. Jean has the distinction of publishing the first book on the web in 2000.<ref>[http://www.livinginternet.com/w/wu_surf.htm livinginternet.com]</ref> She coined the term surfing for browsing internet sites. <ref>[http://www.netmom.com/about-net-mom/26-surfing-the-internet.html netmom.com]</ref>. Jean Armour Polly is the author of The Internet Kids Yellow Pages. She has interests in promoting internet.  
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Jean is also the website review editor at CommonSenseMedia.org. She has been a board member of [[ISOC| The Internet Society]].<ref>[http://www.icann.org/en/biog/polly.htm icann.org]</ref> Her interest in promoting the internet has helped her earn the distinction of publishing the first book on the web in 2000.<ref>[http://www.livinginternet.com/w/wu_surf.htm livinginternet.com]</ref> She also coined the term "surfing" for browsing internet sites. <ref>[http://www.netmom.com/about-net-mom/26-surfing-the-internet.html netmom.com]</ref>. Jean Armour Polly is the author of The Internet Kids Yellow Pages.
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=== Career History ===
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== Career History ==
*Before joining Liverpool Public Lirary, she was the Director of Public Services and Internet Ambassador at [[NYSERNet]], Inc.<ref>[http://www.laplaza.org/about_lap/archives/cn96/listnr.html laplaza.com]</ref>
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Before joining Liverpool Public Lirary, she was the Director of Public Services and Internet Ambassador at [[NYSERNet]], Inc.;<ref>[http://www.laplaza.org/about_lap/archives/cn96/listnr.html laplaza.com]</ref>prior to that, Jean was a public librarian for sixteen years. She is also a member of the American Library Association. Her interest in accessible interent also led her to be a part of the project GAIN, which helped in connecting the rural public libraries to the internet.
*Prior to that, Jean was a public librarian for sixteen years.  
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*She co-owns and co-moderates PUBLIB, the Internet discussion list for public librarians.
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*She is also a member of the American Library Association.
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*She was elected to the Internet Society Board of Trustees, she is one of the two first women to have been elected.
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*She is the owner of [[Netmom.com]], a website where she reviews websites for kids and families, thus the name Net-mom. She has also publish the The Internet Kids Yellow Pages, and The Internet Kids & Family Yellow Pages.<ref>[http://www.familyguidebook.com/book/24.html familyguidebook.com]</ref>
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*She was a part of the project GAIN, which helped in connecting the rural public libraries to the Internet.
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=== External Links ===
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Jean co-owns and co-moderates PUBLIB, the Internet discussion list for public librarians; and is the owner of [[Netmom.com]], a website where she reviews websites for kids and families. She has also published the The Internet Kids Yellow Pages, and The Internet Kids & Family Yellow Pages.<ref>[http://www.familyguidebook.com/book/24.html familyguidebook.com]</ref>
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Jean Armour Polly is one of the first two women to have been elected to [[ISOC|The Internet Society]]'s Board of Trustees.
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== External Links ==
 
*[http://www.netmom.com Netmom.com]
 
*[http://www.netmom.com Netmom.com]
 
*[http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/49 Surfing the Internet]
 
*[http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/49 Surfing the Internet]
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