Research Online / Edition 3 by David Munger | 9780321058027 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Research Online / Edition 3

Research Online / Edition 3

by David Munger
     
 

ISBN-10: 032105802X

ISBN-13: 9780321058027

Pub. Date: 07/28/1999

Publisher: Longman Publishing Group

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321058027
Publisher:
Longman Publishing Group
Publication date:
07/28/1999
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
4.33(w) x 8.66(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Preface xi
Introduction to the Internet
1(10)
Use the Internet to inform your research
2(1)
Plan when to use online sources and when to use traditional sources in your research
3(1)
Select sources based on the demands of your project
3(1)
Online versus printed sources
3(2)
Evaluate all electronic sources you use
5(2)
How the Internet works
7(3)
Connecting to the Internet
8(1)
URLs: Addresses on the Internet
9(1)
Netiquette Tip: Netiquette
10(1)
E-Mail
11(14)
Using e-mail in your research
11(1)
How e-mail works
12(1)
Addresses and their elements
12(1)
Getting connected
13(1)
Using your e-mail program
14(1)
E-mail conventions
15(1)
Netiquette Tip: E-mail language
16(1)
Netiquette Tip: E-mail reply quotations
17(1)
What is a listserv?
18(1)
Netiquette Tip: Listserv messages
18(1)
Use listservs to initiate research conversations
19(1)
How to subscribe to a listserv
20(2)
Finding listservs on your research topic
20(1)
Subscribing to a listserv
20(1)
Unsubscribing to a listserv
21(1)
Emoticons and other e-mail miscellany
22(3)
The World Wide Web
25(18)
Using the World Wide Web in your research
25(1)
What is the World Wide Web?
26(1)
Browsing on the Web
27(2)
Searching the Web
29(1)
Netiquette Tip: Using bookmarks on public computers
29(1)
Searching with Web subject directories
30(2)
Searching with Yahoo!
31(1)
Searching with Web search engines
32(5)
Searching with Alta Vista
32(3)
Searching with Lycos
35(2)
Searching with other services
37(1)
Advanced Web searches
38(2)
Boolean searches
38(1)
Using the Link command
39(1)
Searching for individuals
40(1)
Advanced browsing techniques
40(1)
Other research sites
41(2)
News sites
41(1)
Encyclopedia sites
41(1)
Library sites
42(1)
Managing Web Site Information
43(4)
Building a document management system
43(2)
Saving information about your sources
44(1)
Saving your source materials
44(1)
Netiquette Tip: Printing and saving in public computer labs
45(1)
Downloading helper applications
46(1)
Usenet News
47(8)
What are Usenet newsgroups?
47(2)
How to use newsgroups
49(2)
Finding newsgroups on your topic
49(1)
Saving your research
50(1)
Posting to a newsgroup
51(1)
Netiquette Tip: Posting to newsgroups
51(1)
Integrating newsgroups into your research
52(1)
Evaluating newsgroup sources
52(3)
Real-Time Discussion: IRC and MU*s
55(8)
What is Internet Relay Chat (IRC)?
55(1)
What are MU*s?
56(1)
IRC channels and online discussion
57(1)
IRC commands
58(1)
How to interact in a MU* environment
58(2)
Netiquette Tip: Expressing emotion in a MU*
60(3)
Basic MOO commands
61(2)
Other Internet Resources
63(4)
Telnet
63(1)
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
64(1)
Gopher
65(2)
Publishing Your Own Documents on the World Wide Web
67(34)
Planning a Web site
68(1)
Structuring your Web site
69(1)
Netiquette Tip: Structuring your Web site
69(3)
Presenting information on the Web
71(1)
Authoring your site
72(3)
Guidelines for writing on the Web
75(1)
Netiquette Tip: Linking to other Web sites
75(1)
Guidelines for creating images on the Web
76(1)
Designing your site
76(1)
HTML: The language of the Web
77(8)
Adding structure, links, and images
80(5)
Considerations while you're coding
85(1)
Preparing images for the Web
85(1)
Netiquette Tip: Images on the Web
85(2)
Optimizing GIF files
86(1)
Optimizing JPEG files
87(1)
File management while coding
87(1)
Relative vs. absolute URLs
87(1)
Posting your site to the Web
88(1)
What the server does
88(1)
Uploading files
89(1)
Publicizing your site
89(1)
Advanced HTML techniques
90(2)
Imagemaps and graphical links
90(1)
Using forms to interact with a Web audience
91(1)
A guide to HTML commands
92(7)
Headings
92(1)
Font styles
92(1)
Lists and menus
92(1)
Links
93(1)
Inline images
94(1)
Background attribute
94(1)
Colors
94(1)
Tables
95(4)
Using Web authoring systems
99(1)
Becoming an HTML expert
100(1)
Giving Credit to Your Sources: Copyright Online
101(6)
Make single copies of copyrighted work for educational use
102(1)
Make many copies of copyrighted work or publish on the Web if it meets fair use guidelines
102(1)
Find out if a work is copyrighted before you reproduce it
103(1)
Request permission to reproduce copyrighted work
103(4)
Locating the copyright holder
104(1)
Sending the letter of request
105(2)
Giving Credit to Your Sources: Documenting Online Sources
107(10)
Determine how sources are documented for your type of project
107(1)
Using the Columbia Online Style to document electronic sources
108(7)
Collecting information about your source
109(1)
Formatting the documentation according to COS--Humanities guidelines
109(6)
Netiquette Tip: Linking to online sources
115(1)
Integrating the source material into your project
115(1)
Brief guidelines for using COS-Scientific style
115(2)
A Case Study: Researching Literature on the Internet
117(10)
Identify your topic
118(1)
Narrow the focus of your topic and begin to formulate your thesis
118(1)
Create a research plan
119(1)
Investigate and join newsgroups and listservs
119(1)
Follow up on links uncovered in steps 2-4
120(1)
Gather additional material and conduct searches using Web search engines
121(1)
Evaluate your sources
122(1)
Look for electronic texts of works on the Web
122(2)
Search for additional sources in the library
124(1)
Write your paper
125(1)
Additional sites for researching literature on the Web
125(2)
Author sites
125(1)
Criticism on the Web
126(1)
Directory of URLs cited in the text 127(4)
Glossary 131(12)
Index 143

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