Computer-Mediated Communication Use - Internet - Computer-Mediated Communication Information Sources

The Internet is the best known and most widely used example of a global computer-mediated communication system
  • Training: Resources to help learn about how to use the Internet
    • Web Text: Internet Web Text; an online textbook for learning about the Internet; includes links to online guides and reference information
    • Internet Docs: Internet document archives; repository of Internet RFC/STD/FYI/BCP documents; a collection of information on topics related to the Internet, including historical memos; includes the Request for Comments (RFC) series of notes used to exchange information about Internet topics; many of these notes are of value for their historical interest; also includes FYI (For Your Information), STD (standards), and BCP (Internet Best Current Practices)
    • History: History of the Internet; section from the Internet Society's Web site of resources to learn about how the Internet has come to be what it is
    • Tools: Net tools; a summary of software tools used on the Internet for information, interaction, and communication
  • Searching: Resources to find information on the Internet
    • Keyword: Keyword-oriented search engines online
    • Subjects: Subject-oriented directories of online information
    • Lookup: Quick reference information resources
    • People: People locating resources; a list of resources to find people in online directories and search engines
    • IPL: Internet Public Library; provides library services to Internet users including: finding, evaluating, selecting, organizing, describing, and creating information resources; a public service organization and learning/teaching environment at the University of Michigan School of Information
    • Spaces: Net Space reference chart; gives you links to help you explore information spaces on the Internet--shows searching resources for different protocols and notes on now obsolete protocols
    • Archive: Internet Archive; builds an Internet library, with the purpose of offering permanent access for researchers, historians, and scholars to historical collections that exist in digital format
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