A fact-filled quick reference provides comprehensive coverage of Archie, Gopher, WAIS, and WWW search utilities, logging in and host names, finding resources, mailing lists and e-mail, and interactive information facilities. (Beginner).
"?guides even the most tentative surfer through the World Wide Web, refusing to breath through 'simple' steps such as knowing you've got a modem and choosing an ISP?invaluable title?" (Internet Made Easy, December 2002) --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
As a computer writer, I am always delighted to discover new great book that makes understanding the computer. Many so-called Internet books are nothing more than printed collections of Web addresses. "The Internet For Dummies" is a guide designed just for newbies. Authors do an exceptional job of explaining a large number of Internet terms. You'll also find here a lot of tips for optimizing your browser for speed, building your first Web page, managing e-mail, subscribing to mailing lists, and go shopping on-line. "The Internet for Dummies" is a great start to learning the Internet.