All About the Internet and FreeNet!
Goals of this page:
*Warning to all skeptics - critically review this page!
- To link you to a sample of the sites on the Internet that teach you
about the Internet.
- To give you a few ideas about what you can do on FreeNet.
All information you find on the Internet (and elsewhere) should be regarded
with a healthy scepticism, if you are a sceptic by nature! To help you evaluate
the quality of the links available from this site, here is some background
- What are the sources of the information provided?
- Most of the links on this page will take you to information sources
affiliated with universities or government departments. All links are external.
- What criteria were used to select the links for this page?
- Sites favored are those that are well organized, focused, and suitable
for Internet users with skills ranging from beginner to intermediate.
- How comprehensive is the information provided here?
- This page represents a very small sample of links to learn about the
Internet. There are many, many more available from all the links you will
visit from this page.
- Are any of the information sources biased?
- This question is always a matter of degree and your own personal opinion
and/or attitude. On this page, the Internet Issues section is particularly
narrow because it samples only one opinion on each topic.
1. Internet Introduction
2. Internet Basics
3. Internet Trivia
4. Exploring Internet Issues
5. What can you do on FreeNet?
6. If you would like to learn more . . .
- An excellent page for beginners from Life
on the Internet. You'll also find Internet resources sorted by topic if
you follow the link to A
- Internet Public Library (IPL)
- Another great page for people new to the Internet. Follow the link to
Classroom for Introductory Tutorials. The IPL is a library so it is
also a good place to go if you are looking for a reference
"book". Another good site for library reference is theBerkeley
Public Library Internet Index.
- This site will link you to many excellent Internet resources on E-Mail,
Usenet, Lists, Telnet, FTP and more.
- The Scout Toolkit
- Most links to search tools will lead you to searchable indexes like
Infoseek or Webcrawler. If you would like to become a more sophisticated
searcher, follow Toolkits's Search
Tools link and learn the difference between subject
directories and searchable
- Glossary of Internet
- Defines Internet jargon.
- Internet Resources
- Selected by the Thomas Parry Library (UK). This site was designed for
librarians but is useful and user-friendly for everyone. Follow their link
to Internet Basics
for helpful sites for Internet beginners.
- Scout Report
(What's New on the Web)
- The World Wide Web is always changing. Add this site to your bookmarks
and keep abreast of what's new.
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