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The Internet for everyone : a guide for users and providers

The Internet for everyone : a guide for users and providers

Author: Richard W Wiggins
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, ©1995.
Series: J. Ranade workstation series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Explains what Internet is, how to get connected, how to communicate with others and how to navigate and mine it for information. This guide is a comprehensive introduction and overview, which covers  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wiggins, Richard W.
Internet for everyone.
New York : McGraw-Hill, ©1995
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard W Wiggins
ISBN: 0070670188 9780070670181 0070670196 9780070670198
OCLC Number: 30518428
Description: xxi, 655 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Ch. 1. The Internet: An Overview --
Ch. 2. An Introductory Tour of the Internet --
Ch. 3. The Client/Server Model and the Internet --
Ch. 4. Internet Communications: The TCP/IP Protocol Family --
Ch. 5. Connecting to the Internet --
Ch. 6. Internet Electronic Mail --
Ch. 7. Mailing List Processors and E-mail Servers --
Ch. 8. Usenet News --
Ch. 9. Transferring Files with FTP: Methods and Formats --
Ch. 10. Real-Time Communication on the Internet --
Ch. 11. Network and Internetwork File Systems --
Ch. 12. Gopher: Internet Browser and Document Delivery Tool --
Ch. 13. Networked Hypermedia: The World-Wide Web and NCSA Mosaic --
Ch. 14. Internet Index Tools: Archie, Veronica, and Friends --
Ch. 15. WAIS: Wide Area Information Servers --
Ch. 16. Internet Search Strategies --
Ch. 17. Mining the Internet: A Librarian's Perspective --
Ch. 18. Electronic Publishing, Virtual Libraries, and the Internet --
Ch. 19. Security and Privacy Issues --
Ch. 20. Becoming an Internet Information Provider --
Ch. 21. Establishing Internet Information Services: Unix-Based Examples --
Ch. 22. Establishing Internet Information Services: Non-Unix Examples --
Ch. 23. Building a Campus-wide Information System --
Ch. 24. Internet Information Provider Profiles --
Ch. 25. The Future of the Internet --
Ch. 26. Cornucopia of Resources.
Series Title: J. Ranade workstation series.
Responsibility: Richard W. Wiggins.


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