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"Information Sources:   the Internet and Computer-Mediated Communication" Compiled by John December (decemj@rpi.edu)


Here is part of his information file on this excellent resource:

"This document or updates are available via anonymous ftp.
Host:  ftp.rpi.edu
file:  /pub/communications/internet-cmc

PURPOSE:   to list pointers to information describing the Internet, computer networks, and issues related to computer- mediated communication (CMC).   Topics of interest include the technical, social, cognitive, and psychological aspects of CMC.

AUDIENCE:   this file is useful for those getting started in understanding the Internet and CMC; it compactly summarizes sources of information for those who are already exploring these issues.

ASSUMPTIONS:   to access many information sources listed here you must have access to and know how to use anonymous ftp, email, or  USENET newsgroups.   Some files are in TeX or PostScript format.

Contents:
Section -1- THE INTERNET AND SERVICES
Section -2- INFORMATION SERVICES/ELECTRONIC PUBLICATIONS
Section -3- SOCIETIES AND ORGANIZATIONS
Section -4- NEWSGROUPS
Section -5- SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY"

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