The Whole Internet: User's Guide & Catalog

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O'Reilly & Associates, 1992 - Computer networks - 376 pages
A comprehensive introduction to the "Internet," the international network that includes virtually every major computer site in the world. The Internet is a resource of almost unimaginable wealth. In addition to electronic mail & news services, thousands of public archives, databases & other special services are available: everything from space flight announcements to ski reports. This book is a comprehensive introduction to what's available & how to find it. In addition to electronic mail, file transfer, remote login, & network news, THE WHOLE INTERNET pays special attention to some new tools for helping you find information. Whether you're a researcher, a student, or just someone who likes electronic mail, this book will help you to explore what's possible.

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CHAPTER
1
What an Internet Connection Means
7
What Does This Mean for
15
Copyright

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Krol has a degree in computer science from the University of Illinois. He is assistant director for Network Information Services, Computing and Communications Service Office, University of Illinois.

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