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The Internet is a cooperatively-run collection of networks linking tens of millions of people at commercial, government, educational, and private networks around the globe. Because of this connectivity and diversity, the Internet is a vast resource for communication and information. The Internet grows rapidly--with streams of new services, information, and communication continuously introduced. This text gives you a launching point for learning about, exploring, and searching the Internet.

First, you'll need to get an idea what the Internet is and what you can do on it with an o Internet orientation. You can then go through o guides to using the Internet and find out about using the Internet.

A collection of o Internet reference material gives you lists, indexes, and information repositories that point you to information about the Internet.

You can use tools for o Internet exploring and browsing to see and hear what resides in the many sites of the Internet.

If you are looking for information about a particular subject, o subject-oriented information and guides can point you in the right direction.

If you have a keyword in mind about information you are looking for, or if you are looking for a person or a machine at a particular institution or geographic region, you can use o keyword-oriented searching tools. If you want to o connect with people, you can use a variety of forums for synchronous and asynchronous communication.

If you want to learn the Internet and the Web through a series of lessons and assignments, see the tutorial.

Happy exploring!

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