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ERIC Number: EJ444822
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
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ISSN: ISSN-1041-7915
Networked Resources: Usenet.
Nickerson, Gord
Computers in Libraries, v12 n4 p31-34 Apr 1992
Describes the development of Usenet, the User's Network, a computer network that distributes group discussions (newsgroups) on different topics. Network News software is described, the rapid growth in popularity and heavy network traffic is discussed, and a hierarchical classification scheme to limit the amount of information for users is explained. (LRW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Book/Product Reviews; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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