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OLS Field Name OLS Field Data
Main Title Internet guide for new users
Author Dern, Daniel P.
Publisher McGraw-Hill,
Year Published 1994
OCLC Number 28417091
ISBN 0070165106 : 0070165114 (pbk.) :
Subjects Internet (Computer network) ; Computer Communication Networks
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EMBM  TK5105.875.I57D47 1994 NRMRL/GWERD Library/Ada,OK 07/23/1994
Collation xxvii, 570 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 535-537) and index.
Contents Notes
Ramping up, getting started -- Internet history and technology: a brief introduction -- Internet on a dollar a day: how to get a user account and plug in -- Internet naming and addressing -- Enough Unix to survive as an internet user -- Electronic mail, usenet, remote login, and file transfer: the four basic internet food groups -- Electronic mail: how to exchange messages with other internet users and other exciting things you can do -- Usenet: the bulletin board of the internet -- Remote login with telnet -- Transfering files with FTP -- Navigating the internet -- Internet dashboard: navigating the internet rapids -- Gopher, archie, WAIS, and others: meet the navigators -- Help, problems, security, and other aspects of being an internet citizen -- Being an internet citizen -- Help| -- Commercial services, archives, communities, and miscellany -- Communities of interest: a look at who's using the internet -- Commercial and other information services on the internet: databases, libraries, and other info-mongers -- Anonymous-FTP and other archives on the internet: gigabytes for the taking. (cont) Electronic mailing lists: how to join, read, and participate in them -- BITNET: another network worth knowing about -- And away you go: tips, toys, and suggestions -- Third-party TCP/IP software for your computer -- Common editors on Unix systems and how to exit them -- InterNIC access information -- Free| a simple internet front-end Unix shellscript -- Internet-related organizations worth knowing about.