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Information Sources: the Internet and Computer-Mediated Communication

John December (decemj@rpi.edu)

22 Jan 94; Release 3.20

Copyright =A91994 by John December (decemj@rpi.edu). Permission to use for non-commercial, personal or educational purposes. This copyright and permission notice must appear in all copies. Permission is also granted to describe this document in products or online services (but not to reproduce in whole or in part without permission.)

Provided "as is" without expressed or implied warranty. I make no representations about this document's suitability, accuracy, or stability.

PURPOSE
to list pointers to information describing the Internet, computer networks, and issues related to computer-mediated communication (CMC). Topics include the technical, social, cognitive, and psychological aspects.
AUDIENCE
those getting started in understanding the Internet and CMC; for those experienced, it compactly summarizes sources of information.
ASSUMPTION
you have access to and know how to use finger, ftp, gopher, http, telnet, email, or Usenet newsgroups.
NOTES
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    1. Respect access privileges. (See Net Etiquette Guide, below.)
    2. This information changes quite a bit; Additions/comments welcome.
    3. Use Archie to find a file if it is not at the site given here.
    4. Learn to use Gopher, Veronica, WAIS, WWW, to find more information.
    5. When using with WWW/Mosaic, sometimes an ftp link will not work; if it doesn't, try to access via ftp manually.

Contents

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THE INTERNET AND SERVICES

This section lists information about the Internet, services available on it, and topics related to computer networking.

INTERNET DESCRIPTIONS

INFO REPOSITORIES

SERVICES AND TOOLS

NETWORKING