Teachers Resource

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Connecting details the technology available for researching and writing essays, and how students can make the best use of that technology. Written in a student-friendly style, it contains information not only about the World Wide Web, gophers and newsgroups, but also about using CDROM indexes, and Boolean key word searches for library research. It will not attempt to tell everything there is to know about computers, but will focus on areas most interesting to students in English and Humanities.
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  • Paperback
  • Prentice Hall Canada
  • Toronto, Canada
  • 0132998505
  • 9780132998505

Table of contents

I. INTRODUCTORY PAGES. Connecting Your Home Computer to Another Computer. Hardware/software requirements. Calling the library. Finding an Internet provider. Internet fundamentals: telnet, ftp, gopher, e-mail, newsgroups, IRC, finger. Connecting to the World Wide Web (WWW). Web basics: URLs, home pages, hypertext and HTML. Web browsers and search engines. The information services: Compuserve, Prodigy, America On-Line. The University or College Library. On Line Card Catalogues. Boolean and key word searches. CDROM Indexes. Downloading to your disk. Printing hard copies. Narrowing your search. Keeping your research organized. II. THE ASSIGNMENT PAGES. The Psychology Home Page. Andrea's research proposal. PsycLIT and PsycLIT II: Psychological Abstracts. The Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms. Information by e-mail. Finding e-mail addresses on the Internet. The Psychgrad Project. Professional Journals On the Web. Research Proposal. The Sociology Home Page. Laura's report. Sociofile: Sociological Abstracts and SOPODA. The Thesaurus of Sociological Indexing Terms. The Web without graphics. The Internet searchers: Archie, Veronica and Jughead. Internet Listservers. Report. The Film Home Page. Ingrid's critique. Microsoft's Cinemania. Internet News Groups: alt.rec.movie reviews. Recent releases: sites on the World Wide Web. Roger Ebert's Movie Reviews on Compuserve. Critique. The English Lit. Home Page. Daniel's essay. MLA Index. Gopher and the Internet. Telnetting to an on-line bookstore on the Internet. The English and Humanities Web Server. Full text on-line books. The Gutenberg Project. Essay. III. DOCUMENTATION. MLA. APA.
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