Book Assists Research Via 'Net
A new book is suited for college students and others who want to do research the "new" way. The Student's Guide to Doing Research on the Internet covers how to use: Gopher to search text archives; WAIS, for online databases; ftp to retrieve files; Web browsing and more. A tour of the best online sites for research is divided into discipline subject areas. There are also plenty of tips plus effective searching strategies. The book is available at local and campus bookstores. Addison-Wesley Publishing Co., Trade Computer Books Div., Reading, MA, (617) 944-3700.
This article originally appeared in the 12/01/1995 issue of THE Journal.