Resources for New Internet Users
The Church of the Covenant
January 23, 1999
- Background Information About the Internet
- Surfing and Searching the Internet
An ideal workshop for new Internet users. Tutorials cover how to use Internet software such as Microsoft Internet Explorer, Netscape, Eudora, and more. Tips for using search engines and building websites are included. Posted by Vanderbilt University.
Sink or Swim: Internet Search Tools & Techniques
This online tutorial with practice exercises describes how to choose and use search engines. Prepared by a librarian from Okanagan University College, British Columbia, Canada.
A Tutorial for Web Surfers
This online textbook describes what the Internet has to offer. Chapters cover searching, surfing, finding news and information about hobbies, and communicating on the Web. Presented by the search engine, Yahoo!
- Sites of Local Interest
Your Guide to Cleveland, Ohio
Special features and dozens of links to local information. Sponsored by The Mining Company, which "mines the Internet so you don't have to".
Cleveland & Vicinity
Links to area tourist attractions, sports teams, weather, and transportation information. Provided by Case Western Reserve University.
The Cleveland Public Library
Information about the library's resources and an extensive list of links to local organizations with websites.
- Tips for Choosing an Internet Service Provider
Choosing an Internet Service Provider (ISP)
From the George Washington University Medical Center.
Finding Access the Right Way
Text of an article that appeared on the ZDNet website in August, 1997.
Important Factors to Consider When Choosing an ISP
Posted by the South African Internet Research Project.
- Designing Websites
So You Want to Make A Webpage
This helpful tutorial explains how to use HTML to create webpages. It begins with the basics and shows how to add tables, forms, and frames as you gain experience.
The Web Design Resource
Links to tutorials, free graphics, and info about promoting and enhancing your site.
Jelane's Free Web Graphics
A collection of design elements including graphics "families", which are matching sets of backgrounds, buttons, and bars that can be used to build a color-coordinated site.