This detailed text is designed to help novice computer users develop the necessary skills to use the Internet effectively. Far from being just a keystrokes book, however, it provides considerable technical detail for readers who want a deeper understanding of the "why and how," as well as coverage of social, legal, and ethical issues of life in cyberspace—in each chapter. Provides readers with a complete Internet module and a FrontPage module. Contains substantial technical content. Encourages the more experienced readers to learn more about what the Internet is and how it works. Contains coverage of social, legal, and ethical issues of life in cyberspace as well as detailed hands-on exercises (tutorials) in each chapter. Appropriate as an introduction to the concepts and applications of the Internet.
1. Welcome to Cyberspace: The Internet World Wide Web.
2. Search Engines: Search and Retrieval on the Web.
3. Outlook Express: Global Communication with Mail and News.
4. Life in Cyberspace: Multimedia and E-Commerce.
5. The Future of the Internet: Advanced Search Techniques.
6. Beyond the Web: Traditional Internet Services.
Appendix A. Internet Glossary.
Appendix B. Hot Sites on the Internet.
7. Creating a Home Page: Introduction to FrontPage.
8. Beyond the Basics: Creating A Web Site.