Cyberbullying Resource Guide

image of "I hate u" message on cell phoneUS Code Sections
Treatises & Multimedia Materials
Databases & Web Resources


On Friday, September 23rd, 2011, the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law Journal of Law and Health sponsored the symposium Bullies in a Wired World:  Cyberspace Victimization's Impact on Adolescent Mental Health and the Need for Cyberbullying Legislation in Ohio.

This guide provides informational resources to complement the symposium.  The reader may also be interested in the Law Library's Cyber Law Research Guide.


US Code Sections

Title 42 - The Public Health and Welfare.  Chapter 46 - Justice System Improvement.  Subchapter XII-F - Juvenile Accountability Block Grants.  Sections 3796ee et seq.

Title 47 - Telegraphs, Telephones, and Radiotelegraphs.  Chapter 5 - Wire or Radio Communication.  Subchapter II. Part II - Development of Competitive Markets.  Section 254. Universal Service.

Links from Cornell University's Legal Information Institute, "generated from the most recent official version made available by the US House of Representatives."


Treatises & Multimedia Materials

Cyberbullying 2010:  What the Research Is Telling Us / Amanda Lenhart.  Pew Internet & American Life Project, 2010.  HV6773 .L4 2010eb  [Web-based]

Cyberbullying:  Activities to Help Children and Teens to Stay Safe in a Texting, Twittering, Social Networking World / Vanessa Rogers.  Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2010.  HV6773 .R64 2010eb  [Web-based]

Cyber Kids, Cyber Bullying, Cyber Balance / Barbara C. Trolley and Constance Hanel.  Corwin Press, c2010.  CSU Michael Schwartz Library LB3013.3 .T76 2010

Bullying beyond the Schoolyard:  Preventing and Responding to Cyberbullying / Sameer Hinduja and Justin W. Patchin.  Corwin Press, c2009.  CSU Michael Schwartz Library LB3013.3 .H566 2009

Confronting Cyber-Bullying:  What Schools Need to Know to Control Misconduct and Avoid Legal Consequences / Shaheen Shariff.  Cambridge University Press, c2009.  Law Library K5210 .S52 2009

Internet Crimes against Children:  An Annotated Bibliography of Major Studies.  National Institute of Justice, 2009.  HV6773.2 .L53 2009eb  [Web-based]   Includes summaries of journal articles and book chapters.

Cyber-Bullying:  Issues and Solutions for the School, the Classroom and the Home / Shaheen Shariff.  Routledge, c2008.  CSU Michael Schwartz Library LB3013.3 .S467 2008

Cyberbullying:  Cruel Intentions / ABC News Productions.  Films Media Group, 2007, c2006.  [Streaming Video]

Cyberbullies / Meridian Education Corporation and Fabian-Baber Communication.  Meridian Education Corporation, c2006.  [Streaming Video]


For additional materials, search the Scholar, OhioLINK, and WorldCat catalogs with the subject headings Computer CrimesCyberbullying,  or  Internet and Teenagers.


Databases & Web Resources


ebrary - Cyberbullying Searchable Information Center -  Searchable collection of e-books on cyberbullying.  Includes links to government documents.


Ohio Department of Education - Anti-Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying Resources -  Includes links to webinars and other resources.

National Conference of State Legislators - Cyberbullying -  List of 2006-2010 cyberbullying enacted legislation, with links to bill text.  Also includes links to other resources.

US Department of Health and Human Services - - Cyberbullying -  Includes resources for children & young adults, parents, and schools.

US DHHS Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - STRYVE (Striving to Reduce Youth Violence Everywhere) -  Browse its Bullying and Electronic Aggression topics, or do a Resources Search for cyberbullying.

US DHHS National Institutes of Health & National Library of Medicine -  MedlinePlusBullying -  Includes numerous links to information and research resources, as well as the ability to sign up for Email updates.


Cyberbullying Research Center -  "A clearinghouse of information concerning the ways adolescents use and misuse technology."  Co-directed by Justin W. Patchin and Sameer Hinduja.  Includes links to publications, resources, and blog.

Anti-Defamation League - Cyberbullying Resource Center -  Includes links to trainings and workshops, classroom resources, and the ADL Model Cyberbullying Prevention Law.

National Crime Prevention Council - Cyberbullying -  Includes links to publications, trainings and programs, podcasts, and other resources.

WiredSafety -  "Originating in 1995 as a group of volunteers rating websites, it now provides one-to-one help, extensive resources, information, and education to people of all ages on a myriad of Internet, mobile, gaming and interactive technology safety issues."


Created LER 9/11, Link check 01/09/2013 KRS

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