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ERIC Number: ED364238
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
Pages: 322
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-1-56604-062-0
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The Mac Internet Tour Guide: Cruising the Internet the Easy Way. [First Edition.]
Fraase, Michael
Published exclusively for MacIntosh computer users, this guide provides an overview of Internet resources for new and experienced users. E-mail, file transfer, and decompression software used to access the resources are included on a 800k, 3.5 inch disk. The following chapters are included: (1) "What Is the Internet" covers finding your way around, benefits for the average user, a general overview and history of the Internet, and the future of the Internet; (2) "Getting Connected" covers where to sign up, types of connections, service providers, and resource requirements; (3) "Network Infrastructure" covers network addresses and being a good Internet citizen; (4) "Electronic Mail" covers sending e-mail to various services, using Eudora, using TCP/Connect II, finding addresses, mailing lists, and attached files; (5) "Network News and Newsgroups" covers newsgroup etiquette, selecting a news reader, and reading, posting, and replying to articles; (6) "Transferring Files" covers FTP, software resources, file types, viruses, and using TCP/Connect II; (7) "Using Gopher" covers advantages over FTP, using TurboGopher, Gopher servers, and tips; and (8) "Other Internet Resources" covers Knowbots, Netfind, Finger, WAIS, World Wide Web (WWW), Archie, RFCs, FAQs, and Internet organizations. The text is illustrated with screen displays, specific information, and examples. Information on electronic updates to the book and a glossary are appended. (Contains 23 references.) (KRN)
Ventana Press, P.O. Box 2468, Chapel Hill, NC 27515 ($27).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - General; Computer Programs
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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Identifiers: Apple MacIntosh; Internet; Vendors