Finally. The world’s only one stop print and electronic Internet resource prepared exclusively for librarians is available in a new, expanded and updated multimedia edition. This latest edition of the acclaimed Complete Internet Companion provides updated coverage of everything librarians need to know to keep up with the enormous changes taking place in both the world’s biggest computer network and libraries.
Packed with helpful, easy to digest information, the Internet Companion covers the entire spectrum of library related topics from Internet basics to digital library design, intranets, extranets, metadata, computer security, information architecture, filters, copyright, operations, domain name registration, the Linux , e books, and more.
Special features of this new edition include:
* The Multimedia Experience - how to provide your customers with what they want — everything from digital images to Web-based databases with video and sound clips.
* Your Library as an Electronic Publisher - how to build and maintain your library home page and implement Web based search engines and databases.
* Communication Systems – the nitty gritty details you need to troubleshoot e mail, mailing lists, and Usenet News.
* Virtually Yours for Free — where to find free search and indexing systems, Web space, metatag generators, statistical services, and more.
Written in clear, easy to understand language, the Internet Companion is both comprehensive and user friendly. It is the one tool that reference librarians, school library media specialists, instructional librarians, Web masters, special librarians, administrators, library science students, support staff— everyone who wants to master and manage this important technology— will want to keep close at hand.