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Chapter 9 Gopher: Burrowing through the Internet
Getting the software to set up a Gopher Client.
- Use anonymous FTP the boombox.micro.umn.edu
at the University of Minnesota. Then look in the directory
. You'll find clients for several different types of computer
Contacting the "home" Gopher server at University
Example 9.1 Accessing the Virtual Reference Desk through Gopher
Example 9.2 Working With a Document on a Gopher Menu
Start by accessing the
Gopher server at Mary Washington College
select "The Computer Center" and then "Help at MWC" and finally
"Using tin for News"
Example 9.3 - Working With Bookmarks
In this example you see how to add menus and items from menus to a
bookmark list. You can use these methods with any Gopher menu. The one
in the book is the
"News & Weather"
menu from the Gopher server running
Example 9.4 - Veronica Searches
You use Veronica to search for items on Gopher menus, and for items you
can get to through Gopher. Veronica servers are located at several
sites on the Internet. In this example we start at the
Gopher server at The Library of Congress
and then choose
"Internet Resources", From this menu, you select
Veronica and Jughead Servers (search gopherspace).
Sources of Information about Gopher on the Internet
Some other places you may want to visit
Monday, May 6, 1996
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