ERIC Number: ED425757
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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Business, Government, and Law on the Internet. A Hands-On Second Edition. Workshop. Internet Workshop Series Number 3.
Peete, Gary R.
This "workshop-in-a-book" is a much-expanded second edition designed for the businessperson, legal researcher, information specialist, consumer, student, or scholar wanting to discover information in three overlapping areas: business, government, and law. The book is divided into two modules: (1) "The World Wide Web: Your Entree to the Internet" and (2) "Other Internet Services." Specifically the book includes: a disk containing World Wide Web resources; instruction in Netscape and Internet Explorer navigation; exercises in using Web search engines and subject directories to find specific information, using Telnet to search library catalogs, using e-mail to join a discussion group, and other information; using file transfer protocol (FTP) to transfer files; and using Gopher to find nongraphical information. An appendix introduces the main features on the Internet Explorer browser and how they relate to Netscape. Contains an index. (AEF)
Descriptors: Access to Information, Business, Electronic Mail, Government (Administrative Body), Information Retrieval, Information Seeking, Information Services, Information Sources, Internet, Laws, Online Catalogs, Online Searching, Search Strategies, Workshops
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
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