The Internet for Nurses and Allied Health Professionals / Edition 3

The Internet for Nurses and Allied Health Professionals / Edition 3

by Margaret J.A. Edwards
     
 

ISBN-10: 0387952365

ISBN-13: 9780387952369

Pub. Date: 08/19/2010

Publisher: Springer New York

New and expanded to reflect changes on the Internet, especially the ex plosive growth of the World Wide Web, this best-selling book is primer to the Internet for those who have little or no computer experience a nd a time-saving guide to resources for the more experienced surfer. I n plain language it describes the Internet, how it works, and how to u se various

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New and expanded to reflect changes on the Internet, especially the ex plosive growth of the World Wide Web, this best-selling book is primer to the Internet for those who have little or no computer experience a nd a time-saving guide to resources for the more experienced surfer. I n plain language it describes the Internet, how it works, and how to u se various Internet tools. In addition, it provides an extensive listi ng of health-related Internet resources accompanied by reviews and des criptions - not just URLs - of dozens of health related topics. From t he online American Journal of Nursing to the "Virtual Nursing Centre," this third edition contains hundreds of new sites, as well as an expa nded section devoted to the use of search engines. The third edition w ill also include a CD-ROM. The reader will find this directory a treas ure trove of information resources available for health care professio nals on the Internet.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780387952369
Publisher:
Springer New York
Publication date:
08/19/2010
Series:
Health Informatics Series
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of the original 3rd ed. 2002
Pages:
138
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.24(d)

Table of Contents

I. Introduction 1. Internet Basics; 2. Getting Connected; 3. Web Browsers-The View from the Screen; II. Internet Based Communication 4.Using Electronic Mail (E-Mail & Mailing Lists); 5. Newsgroups; 6. Internet Chat; III. Internet-Based Information Access 7. Search Engines & Beyond; 8. Search Strategies & Techniques; 9. Using & Citing Information from the Internet 10. The Future is Now! Appendix I: Under the Hood; Appendix II: Listing of Resources; Glossary; Index.

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