Introduction to the Internet and the WWW

 

A:  The Internet

 

1.      The World Wide Web

 

2.      The Internet is Evolving

 

3.      What is the Internet?

 

4.      Internet Traffic Report

 

B: Regulation of the Internet

 

 

1.      Electronic Freedom Foundation

 

2.   Internet Law and Regulation

 

 

C: Internet Statistics

 

1.      Http://www.nua.ie/surveys/how_many_online/

 

2.      ClickZ Internet Statistics

 

3.      Global Internet Statistics by Language

 

 

D: Chat / Voice / IM

 

  1. http://www.dialpad.com/

 

  1. http://www.paltalk.com/

  

  1. http://www.freetel.com/    (go to Net Phone)

 

  1. Instant Messaging

 

  

 

E:  Information Sources on the Web

 

1.  Search Engines

 

2.  Meta-search tools  ( Dogpile,  Metacrawler, Vivisimo)

 

3.  Virtual Directories (Yahoo!, About)

 

4.  Virtual Libraries (Internet Public Library, http://lii.org/ )

 

5.  Library Catalogs Available on the World Wide Web  (The Library Index, Libweb)

 

6.   Discussion Groups

 

7.   Usenet Newsgroups