This book provides a straightforward manual and review handbook for accessing and using the resources of the Internet in the day to day labours of the working scientist. It addresses the problem of how to cope with an army who have discovered a whole new toy shop full of goodies.
Table of Contents
Introduction Part I: Communicating with Other People 1. Email 2. Index to Scientific Mailing Lists 3. Newsgroups 4. Newsgroup Reviews 5. Real Time Chat 6. MUDs, MOOs, IRCs, Electronic Conferencing Part II: Communicating with Other Computers 7. File Transfer, or FTP (File Transfer Protocol) 8. Telnet, or Host Presenter 9. The World Wide Web 10. Reviews of WWW Science Sites 11. Creating Your Own Web Site 12. The Tea Break