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Chapter 1 Introducing The Internet

Domain Names

Example 1.1: Accessing Information on the Internet Through Telnet and Gopher

Access University of Minnesota Gopher

Select Other Gopher and Information Servers
Then select International Organizations and select some interesting sites to explore.

Here's an alternative site to work with.
Access GopherBLUE provided by the Information Technology Division at University of Michigan.

Choose the item Library Resources (Ulibrary) from the menu.
Choose the item General Reference Resources
Choose the item International Information
Now select Global or World-Wide Topics (From Gopher Jewels) and explore some interesting sites.

Some other places you may want to visit

Learning to Use the Internet Internet Today! Learning to Use the World Wide Web Searching and Researching on the World Wide Web

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