ERIC Number: ED413868
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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The Internet Handbook for Writers, Researchers, and Journalists.
McGuire, Mary; Stilborne, Linda; McAdams, Melinda; Hyatt, Laurel
This books provides a basic introduction to the World Wide Web, e-mail, and other Internet functions, emphasizing the research and writing processes. It includes an in-depth look at search techniques, strategies for organizing information, online services, news services, writing help, and writing for an online environment, and covers such related issues as evaluating online sources, citing online references, and copyright issues. The book is divided into 8 chapters: (1) "Coming to Terms with Cyberspace"; (2) "First You Have To Connect"; (3) "Tip-Toeing onto the Web"; (4) "Search Strategies and Techniques"; (5) "Libraries, Databases, Media, and Government"; (6) "Beyond the Web: More E-Mail; Listervs, Newsgroups, and FAQs"; (7) "Managing the World of Online Information"; and (8)"Writing for the Web." Appendices include: a description of how to use Lynx, a text-based Web browser; a list of hundreds of resources on the Web--arranged under the categories of professional and Internet resources and general interest resources, both further divided into subcategories; guide to citing online resources; copyright and censorship issues; and the Associated Press policy for using electronic services. (SWC)
Descriptors: Authors, Censorship, Copyrights, Electronic Mail, Foreign Countries, Information Needs, Information Retrieval, Internet, Journalism, Listservs, News Writing, Online Searching, Online Systems, Online Vendors, Relevance (Information Retrieval), Research, Research Tools, Researchers, Search Strategies, User Needs (Information), Writing for Publication
Trifolium Books Inc., 238 Davenport Road, Suite 28, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5R 1J6.
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
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Identifiers - Location: Canada