Written specifically for writers, researchers, journalists, and students, this handy resource helps novice and experienced computer users take full advantage of Internet and World Wide Web capabilities. Bursting with helpful graphics, sample web pages, and hints and tips in the margins, the book demonstrates how to: Develop and trouble-shoot effective Internet search strategies Avoid unnecessary library trips Generate leads and make contacts by posting queries to mailing lists Cite online references appropriately, and steer clear of copyright trouble Access hundreds of newspapers around the world in a matter of seconds Communicate by e-mail to cut down on irritating phone tag--and expenses! *Write effectively for publication online

The book also provides focused descriptions of specific Internet applications and technologies, as well as insight on current Internet trends. Bonus features include the full Associated Press Policy for Using Electronic Services, a comprehensive glossary of terms, and numerous lists of professional and general interest Web sites.

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Publisher Guilford Press
ISBN 978-1-57230-332-4
McGuire, M, Stilborne, Linda, McAdams, Melinda, & Hyatt, Laurel. (1999). Internet Handbook for Writers, Researchers and Journalists. Guilford Press.

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