The Internet for Nurses and Allied Health Professionals

New and expanded to reflect changes on the Internet, especially the explosive growth of the World Wide Web, this best-selling book is primer to the Internet for those who have little or no computer experience and a time-saving guide to resources for the more experienced surfer. In plain language it...

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Main Author: Edwards, Margaret J.A.
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Published: New York, NY Springer New York 2002, 2002
Edition:3rd ed. 2002
Series:Health Informatics
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • 1 Introduction
  • 1 Introduction
  • 2 Getting Connected
  • 3 Web Browsers—The View from the Screen
  • II Internet-Based Communication
  • 4 Using Electronic Mail (E-mail and Mailing Lists)
  • 5 Newsgroups
  • 6 Internet Chat
  • III Internet-Based Information Access
  • 7 Search Engines and Beyond
  • 8 Search Strategies and Techniques
  • 9 Using and Citing Inform ation from the Internet
  • 10 The Future Is Now
  • Appendix 1 Under the Hood
  • The Gopher
  • Gopher Searching
  • Veronica and Jughead Searching
  • Wais
  • Appendix 2 Health-Related Internet Resources
  • Profession Specific
  • Health-Related Topics
  • Online Journals
  • Searchable Health-Related Literature Databases