The Internet for Dummies, 3rd edition

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By John R. Levine, Carol Baroudi and Margaret Levine Young.
December 1995, 400 pages, US$19.95. C$26.95, £18.99, ISBN 1-56884-620-7.

We slaved away for months making our favorite book even better. And it's now in stores just in time for those crucial last minute Hallowe'en and Columbus Day gifts. (Remember, one copy per recipient may not be enough.)

What's new?

  • Lots more info about Netscape and the World Wide Web (the number one most requested improvement from our readers), as well as improved coverage of Mosaic and Lynx.
  • Detailed info on surfing the web from AOL, Compuserve, and MSN.
  • More on electronic mail, featuring Eudora, Pine, and even Netscape.
  • More jokes.
  • More step by step instructions.
  • And an important new chapter on The Net, Your Kids, and You.

Table of Contents

Part I: Welcome to the Internet
1. What is the net? Why?
2. Internet, Here I Come
3. The Net, Your Kids, and You

Part II: Using Your Internet Account
4. Netscape, Mosaic, and the Wild, Wonderful, Wacky, World Wide Web
5. Stupid Netscape Tricks
6. Mailing Hither, Mailing Thither
7. Putting Your Mail in Its Place
8. Mail, Mail, the Gang's All Here

Part III: The Rest of the Net
9. All the News That Fits, and Considerably More
10. Swiping Files by Using FTP
11. Finding Stuff on the Net

Part IV: Four Entrance Ramps
12. Using the Internet via Compuserve
13. Using the Internet via AOL
14. Using the Internet via MS Network
15. Using the Internet via Shell Providers

Part V: The Part of Tens
16. Ten Frequently Asked Questions
17. Ten Ways to Find E-Mail Addresses
18. Ten Kinds of Files and What to Do with Them
19. Ten Ways to Avoid Looking Like a Klutz

Part VI: Resource reference
20. Finding a Public Internet Service Provider
21. Sources of Internet Software
22. I Want to Learn More

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