Sociology on the Web

Sociology on the Web : A Student Guide

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Sociology on the Web is directed at those who want to be able to access sociology Internet resources quickly and efficiently without needing to become IT experts. The emphasis throughout is on the location of high quality sociology Internet related resources likely to be useful for learning, teaching and research, from among the billions of publicly accessible Web pages.In addition to extensive coverage of topics relating to the efficient location of files and Web sites, Part III provides a substantial and annotated list of high quality resources likely to be of use to students of sociology.The work is structured so that it will be found useful by both beginners and intermediate level users, and be of continuing use over the course of higher education more

Product details

  • Paperback | 208 pages
  • 157 x 235 x 11mm | 584g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Prentice-Hall
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Annotated
  • 0130605743
  • 9780130605740

Table of contents

PrefacePart I: Web Resource 1. Introductory Glossary2. Web Addresses: What's in a URL3. Evaluating and Referencing Internet ResourcesEvaluation: IntroductionEvaluation CriteriaReferencing Internet MaterialsResource Type Referencing Part II: Locating Internet Resources 4. Indexing the Internet: Subject Directories, Gateways and Search EnginesSubject Directories and GatewaysSearch Engines and IndexingSearch Engine Automated Indexing of the WebMain Search Engine Types 5. Search Engines: Standard SearchesSearch Engine StrategyPreparing Your BrowserBasic Searches with AltavistaSome TerminologyBasic Searches GoogleSummary Remarks on Basic Searching 6. Search Engines: Advanced SearchesLogical OperatorsParenthesesGoogle Advanced Search 7. Mailing ListsIntroduction Locating ListsBasic Mailing List Command Settings Part III: Subject Directory 8. Sociology Internet Resources 9. Sociology Subject Directory Part IV: Sundry Matters 10. Compiling Web Pages: The EssentialsIntroductionToolshtml or Hypertext Markup LanguagePage LayoutTablesMarginsPage BackgroundPage LengthPage Authorship/DatingNavigation and HyperlinksBasic Considerations of Web Page/Web Site Design 11. Miscellaneous Computing MattersKeyboard ShortcutsVirusesFrames, Bookmarking, and URLSClearing Your Tracks: Your PC and Personal PrivacyDownloading, Installing and Uninstalling SoftwareCreating a FolderWeb References: Computers and Internet 12. Browser Features and Customisation Home PageLinks Toolbar ButtonsAdding the Google Toolbar to IESaving Files with the BrowserBookmarks/FavoritesSaving Bookmarks and Favorites 13. Glossary Indexshow more