Netguide : Your Complete Guide to the Internet and Online Services
Netguide Your Complete Guide to the Internet and Online Services Author:Michael Wolff In March 1996, a Nielsen survey found that 56 million people over the age of 16 in the U.S. and Canada have access to the Internet. If the current rate of growth continues, by the year 2000, over 50% of the US population will have access to the Internet. With as many as 50,000 new Web sites beginning each day, most Internet... more » users would find the prospect of an Internet "yellow pages" both appealing and useful. Now, from the definitive leader in Internet publishing, Michael Wolff, comes NetGuide.
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NetGuide is the first in Dell's new series of Internet guidebooks. It is a comprehensive volume divided into helpful sections that provide simple, practical advice about everything readers need to know to surf the net: from choosing a modem to finding the right online service to locating the obscurest of sites. NetGuide provides a fun and informative list of Web sites in the following subject areas:
ò Entertainment (including movies, television, music)
ò Fun & Games (including comics, cartoons, video games)
ò Home & Health
ò The Digital World
ò Virtual Newsstand (including magazines, newspapers)
ò Politics & Government (including international, domestic)
ò Dollars & Sense (including personal finance, taxes)
In addition to other subject areas, NetGuidealso includes hundreds of Internet addresses for current information on topics ranging from television shows, to music, to literature (check out the Online University site at cc.columbia.edu/acis/bartleby/index.html, for electronic versions of such classics as Moby Dick), and everything else in between.
Packed with invaluable advice, NetGuideis the most complete listing of what's on the net and how to get there. The ultimate guide for every Internet user, from part-time browsers to full-time "netheads," NetGuideis now finally available in a convenient paperback edition.« less