Using the Internet New Edition

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This book helps the user who is interested in learning only what he needs to become more productive in his professional and personal life. Topics covered: what is the Internet, getting connected, choosing and using a browser, moving through the Web, searching for information on the Web, and getting software and files off the Web. Also covered are entertainment and hobbies, internet style, the Web for kids, the Internet as an educational resource, finding a new career, buying on the Web, getting news and ...
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Overview

This book helps the user who is interested in learning only what he needs to become more productive in his professional and personal life. Topics covered: what is the Internet, getting connected, choosing and using a browser, moving through the Web, searching for information on the Web, and getting software and files off the Web. Also covered are entertainment and hobbies, internet style, the Web for kids, the Internet as an educational resource, finding a new career, buying on the Web, getting news and information on the Web, incorporating the Web into your daily life, sending and receiving E-mail, joining a newsgroup, chatting across the Internet, conducting an Internet conference, creating your own Web site, and setting up a small business on the Web.
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The new edition of a guide to the Internet. Covers basics, downloading information and files, email and newsgroups, educational resources, shopping, real-time communication, creating Web sites, and setting up small businesses on the Web. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780789715845
  • Publisher: PTG Software
  • Publication date: 4/20/1998
  • Series: Using Series
  • Edition description: 4TH
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 544
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 9.09 (h) x 1.07 (d)

Table of Contents

1 What is the Internet? 3
2 Getting Connected 21
3 Choosing and Using a Browser 51
4 Moving On Through the Web 89
5 Searching for Information on the Web 121
6 Getting Software and Files Off the Web 145
7 Sending and Receiving Email 173
8 Managing Your Email 195
9 Using Third-Party Email Programs 207
10 Joining a Newsgroup 219
11 The Internet for Kids 247
12 Using the Internet as an Educational Resource 265
13 Finding a New Career on the Internet 285
14 Buying on the Web 307
15 Getting News and Information on the Web 331
16 Chatting on the Internet 355
17 Conducting an Internet Conference 377
18 Creating Your Own Web Site 409
19 Setting Up a Small Business on the Web 437
GL Glossary 459
A Background Information About the Internet 469
B Employer Sites from A to Z 477
C Shopper's Guide 485
Index 495
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