Notice: This file is archived for historical purposes only and is not being updated. Please see the index for updates.
: TECHNOLOGY--Networks--Access and connectivity
- Connecting to Internet: What Connecting Institutions Should Anticipate (ftp://nic.merit.edu/documents/fyi/fyi16.txt)
- Assistive technology: alternative methods of access to the Internet. For example, methods of access for blind, disabled, or physically challenged users. (http://www.alaska.net/~ckayaker/)
- GNET Archive: bring the net to lesser-developed nations and poorer parts of the world (ftp://dhvx20.csudh.edu/global_net/)
- XX-MISSING-RELOCATE Inet-Access FAQ: how to become an Internet service provider, an extremely detailed guide to procedures, equipment, hooking to the Net, agreements, software, fees, technical issues, marketing, legal issues, resources, by David H Dennis (http://amazing.cinenet.net/internet/faq.html)
- Internet Access Guide: Access Guide to introducing.the.internet, by Ellen Hoffman (ftp://nic.merit.edu/introducing.the.internet/access.guide)
- Internet Access: Individual access to Internet, by James Milles (ftp://sluaxa.slu.edu/pub/millesjg/internet.access)
- Internet Modem: Internet service providers in the US accessible through dial-up connections from a personal computer, by Genevieve Engel (ftp://dla.ucop.edu/pub/internet/dial-access)
- Internet Providers: THE LIST of Internet access providers in all area codes and countries; this is the place to go to find out about Internet Service providers--there's no other place with more listings (http://www.thelist.com)
- NIXPUB: Public/Open Access UNIX, by Bux Technical Services (ftp://rtfm.mit.edu/pub/usenet/alt.bbs/Nixpub_Posting_(Long))
- Network Startup: NSF-sponsored Network Startup Resource Center (ftp://ftp.psg.com/README)
- PSGnet/RAINet: networking in the developing world, low-cost networking tools, computer networking in general (gopher://gopher.psg.com)
- RAIN: Regional Alliance for Information Networking (http://www.rain.org)
- Registering on the Net: Transition and Modernization of the Internet Registration Service, by S. Williamson (ftp://nic.merit.edu/documents/rfc/rfc1400.txt)
These documents will help with gaining or finding out about access to networks.