Cover image for The Internet : the rough guide
Title:
The Internet : the rough guide
Author:
Kennedy, Angus J.
Personal Author:
Edition:
Fifth edition.
Publication Information:
London : Rough Guides, 1999.
Physical Description:
501 pages : illustrations ; 15 cm
General Note:
Previous ed.: 1998.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781858284422
Format :
Book

Available:*

Library
Call Number
Material Type
Home Location
Status
Item Holds
Searching...
TK5105.875.I57 K45 1999 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks
Searching...

On Order

Summary

Summary

Updated and revised, this text presents step-by-step instructions and trouble-shooting tips, showing how to get the most from email, search engines, building a web site, downloading free software, online gaming, usernet newsgroups, internet relay chat and more.


Table of Contents

Read Mep. ix
Part 1 Basics
Frequently Asked Questionsp. 3
Getting Connectedp. 27
Online Servicesp. 41
Connection Softwarep. 45
The Web Browserp. 55
Connecting for the First Timep. 64
Surfing the World Wide Webp. 71
Emailp. 96
Mailing Listsp. 122
Usenet Newsgroupsp. 127
Downloading softwarep. 146
Finding Itp. 160
Chatp. 186
Online Gamingp. 200
Creating Your Own Web Pagep. 208
On The Roadp. 227
Part 2 The Guide
World Wide Web Sitesp. 247
Newsgroups Directoryp. 398
Software Roundupp. 425
Part 3 Contexts
A Brief History of the Netp. 433
Net Languagep. 456
Glossaryp. 461
Part 4 ISP Directory
Internet Service Providersp. 474
Indexp. 488
51 Things To Dop. 497