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The Mayfield Quick Guide to the Internet for Communication Students, Version 2.0 / Edition 2

The Mayfield Quick Guide to the Internet for Communication Students, Version 2.0 / Edition 2


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This brief guide gives students and teachers a reference to the Internet and World Wide Web. It includes sections on finding, using, and documenting sources, source reliability, the Internet and job searches, communicating with e-mail and in virtual communities, and more.

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ISBN-13: 9780767421799
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 08/25/2000
Edition description: REVISED
Pages: 74
Product dimensions: 7.20(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.20(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to the InternetWhat Is the Internet The Internet and Your Computer What Is the Internet Good For? Communicating E-mail Newsgroups Listservs Accessing Information The World Wide Web FTP (File Transfer Protocol) Computer Viruses Establishing Your Internet Account 2. Navigating the World Wide Web Organization of the Web Protocol types Domain name Directory/filename Mastering the Web Browser An Overview of Netscape Title bar Menu bar Tool bar Other Icons in Netscape Searching for Information Information Directories Search Engines WebCrawler MetaCrawler Search Strategies Narrowing a Search Expanding a Search General advice on searching Storing Information for Later Use Bookmarks Printing Mailing Web Pages Copy and Paste Functions Downloading Graphics The Ethics of Using the World Wide Web Copyright Laws Copyright defined Exceptions: fair use Citation Practices 3. Acknowledging and Citing Information From the Internet Evaluating Online Information (and more...)

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