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Hughes, David R. – Internet Research, 1993
Describes a cost-effective model for public elementary and secondary school educational networking that is based on linking local computer bulletin boards at the school level with the Internet. Highlights include various communications protocols; graphics; teacher training and administrative support; library resources; public readiness; and cost…
Descriptors: Administrators, Computer Graphics, Cost Effectiveness, Cost Estimates
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Thomas, Daphyne Saunders; Forcht, Karen A.; Counts, Peter – Internet Research, 1998
Explores issues related to legal considerations of the widespread use of the Internet worldwide. Topics considered include: e-mail; data theft and piracy; search and seizure; electronic banking; offensive behavior; liability; copyright infringement; laws regulating the Internet; and the Telecommunications Act. (PEN)
Descriptors: Banking, Copyrights, Electronic Mail, Federal Legislation
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Dillon, Martin; And Others – Internet Research, 1993
Describes the OCLC Internet Resource project which investigated the nature of electronic textual information available through remote access using the Internet and the practical and theoretical problems associated with creating machine-readable cataloging (MARC) records using USMARC format for computer files and the Anglo-American Cataloging…
Descriptors: Cataloging, Hypothesis Testing, Internet, Library Services
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Schwartz, Michael F.; Quarterman, John S. – Internet Research, 1993
Discussion of the growth of the Internet focuses on the rate of growth based on three measurements of changes in reachable Internet services: (1) the rate at which sites initiate network connectivity; (2) the rate at which sites become directly connected; and (3) the rate at which sites distance themselves, usually for security reasons. (Contains…
Descriptors: Access to Computers, Access to Information, Futures (of Society), Information Services
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Viehland, Dennis W. – Internet Research, 1993
Describes the results of the mistaken identity of an Internet electronic discussion group for President Clinton's electronic mail office. Members' actions and reactions are discussed; guidelines for using electronic discussion groups are suggested; and the popularity of electronic communication is considered. (LRW)
Descriptors: Access to Computers, Discussion Groups, Electronic Mail, Guidelines
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Brett, George H., II – Internet Research, 1993
Reviews the literature of networked information retrieval tools to explore the concept of an interactive text-based virtual reality environment that would encompass resources currently available on the Internet. Highlights include academic libraries, electronic mail, hypertext navigation systems, wide area information servers, knowbots and…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Computer Software, Cybernetics, Electronic Mail