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Computer-Mediated Communication (CMC) Information Sources

by John December (

Copyright © 1992-1997 December Communications, Inc.. You may link to this or use this document online for any educational, personal, commercial, for-profit, or non-profit purpose. I ask that you do not copy this document to another computer for the purpose of providing public access--If you want to provide people with access, please link to the index page. Provided "as is" without expressed or implied warranty. (See fair use guidelines).

This list was formerly known as "Information Sources: the Internet and Computer-Mediated Communication." It is also often called "The December List."

"Don't miss out on this must-have resource" -- Alfred Glossbrenner, in Internet Slick Tricks.

"Get this list!" -- Brendan Kehoe in Zen and the Art of the Internet

to collect, organize, and present information describing the Internet and computer-mediated communication technologies, applications, culture, discussion forums, and bibliographies. Areas of interest include the technical, social, rhetorical, cognitive, and psychological aspects of networked communication and information.
those getting started in understanding the Internet and CMC; for those experienced, it compactly summarizes sources of information.
you have access to and know how to use Internet and Web-based information retrieval tools.
  1. This list is now formatted for easy printing
  2. Respect access privileges. (See Net Etiquette Guide.)
  3. This information changes quite a bit; Additions/comments welcome.
  4. You can get information on how to use the hypertext version of this guide and an explanation of the graphic symbols used in it.
  5. Use Archie, Veronica, or a Web spider to find a file if it is not at the site given here.
  6. Learn to use Gopher, Veronica, WAIS, WWW, to find more information.
  7. When using this guide, sometimes an ftp link will not work; if it doesn't, try to access via ftp manually.

This guide is part of the ClearinghouseArgus Clearinghouse.

23 Dec 1997
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