ERIC Number: ED381174
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Windows to the World: Utah Library Network Internet Training Manual.
Klatt, Edward C.; And Others
This guide reviews the basic principles of Internet exploration for the novice user, describing various functions and utilizing "onscreen" displays. The introduction explains what the Internet is, and provides historical information. The introduction is followed by a listing of Internet hardware and software (freeware and shareware), both lists including information for PC-compatibles and MacIntosh computers. Users are introduced to and instructed in the use of the following Internet systems and services: EWAN telnet; OPACS (Online Public Access Catalogs); CARL (Colorado Alliance of Research Libraries; FirstSearch; UMI (University Microfilm Inc.); Deseret News; Pegasus E-Mail; Listservs; WinVN Newsreader; Viewers; Netscape; Mosaic; Gopher; Archie; and FTP (File Transfer Protocol). Over 100 computer screen reproductions help to illustrate the instruction. Contains 16 references and a form for ordering additional copies of this guide are provided. (MAS)
Descriptors: Access to Information, Computer Software, Electronic Mail, Information Systems, Internet, Librarians, Online Catalogs, Professional Training, Telecommunications
World Wide Web at http://www.state.lib.ut.us/internet.htm (available electronically) or Utah State Library Division, 2150 S. 3rd W., Suite 16, Salt Lake City, UT 84115-2579 ($10; quantity price, $5).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Community; Media Staff; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Utah State Library, Salt Lake City.