Online Harassment Resources

The increasing need to engage online brings with it a new way of thinking.  The following resource material and webinar are tools developed to assist you in navigating instances of online abuse and harassment.


While not an exhaustive list, the following resource materials provide foundational information on defining and recognizing actions and symbols of online abuse and harassment and provide tools you can utilize to prevent disruptions, manage in the moment, and follow-up with impacted individuals.

PEN America's Online Harassment Field Manual
This field manual, compiled from the results of a survey conducted in 2017, provides users with advice, guidance and resources on cyberstalking, doxing and hate speech.

Anti-Defamation League Hate Symbols Database
This database provides an overview of many of the symbols most frequently used by a variety of white supremacist groups and movements, as well as some other types of hate groups.

Institutional Equity and Diversity Addressing Online Abuse Tip Sheet
Provides recommendations and best practices to utilize as you prepare for online engagement and learning as well as tools to help manage instances of abuse in the moment.  

Online Harassment and Abuse Webinar Series