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 History (WWW & Internet)  Search tools  Search Engines vs. Subject Directory  Meta search Engines  Steps for Searching  Effective Strategies.

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3  History (WWW & Internet)  Search tools  Search Engines vs. Subject Directory  Meta search Engines  Steps for Searching  Effective Strategies  Narrow or broaden a search?  Wildcards

4  Internet made up of thousands of networks worldwide  No one in charge of Internet - No governing body  Internet backbone owned by private companies

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6  Research and Educational Institutions  Government and Military Entities  Businesses  Private Organizations  Commercial Providers

7  (Simple Mail Transport Protocol)  Telnet (Login to remote host computer)  FTP (File Transfer Protocol) - transfers files between server and client  HTTP (HyperText Transfer Protocol)

8  WWW or Web or W3 includes all information, text, images, audio, video, and computational services that are accessible from the internet  July 8, 1999 Nature - approximately 800 million pages of publicly accessible information (1)  Web continues to grow, tripling in size over the past two years

9  Easy to use  Easy to navigate  Combines words, graphics, sound, video  Easy to Publish  Plethora of information  Reach larger audience


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