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Web Design and Information Literacy

 
The Bare Bones Guide to HTML, comprehensive quick reference tool...
Beginners' Central, teaches basic net skills...
A Beginner's Guide to HTML...
Better-Whois.com... search all domain registrars...
Bookmarks Plus, is similar to Clickmarks, below...
Can You Trust Internet Information?, a good introduction from Find Articles.com...
Clickmarks, a free service which allows you to access your bookmarks file from anywhere...
Clip Art Searcher...
Geektools, designed for those familiar with the Internet and interested in learning and understanding the underlying labyrinth that makes up the Web network.
Guide to the World Wide Web, prepared by the library staff at UT Chattanooga...
Hotmail, the premier W3-based free e-mail service...
Hushmail, allows you encrypted e-mail; like Hotmail, requires registration...
ILC Glossary of Internet Terms, from Internet Literacy Consultants...
Internet Country Codes...
Internet Detective is a tutorial designed to help users identity sites of high quality...
Internet Search Starting Points, via Hesston College, Kansas...
Librarian's Guide to Cyberspace for Parents & Kids is, dare we say, excellent...
Learn the Net is another very helpful site...
Mind-It, automatically lets you know when URLs have been updated...
 net.Tutor  from Ohio State University is the most complete guide we have seen and thus receives our highest recommendation. Not only does this site provide information on how to evaluate web sites, but insights upon how to cite web sources, how to get started using the Web, smart net research strategies, and a complete tutorial database. Particularly recommended to new Professional Studies students who have not otherwise had an introduction to the Internet...
Parents' Guide to the Information Super Highway (The Children's Partnership)...
Public Domain Images...
Site blockers work to a degree; here are four: Cyber Patrol,Cybersitter, Net Nanny, SurfWatch...
University of Albany Libraries "Internet Tutorials"...
URL Minder, also keeps track of new URLs and lets you know about them...
The Web Developers Virtual Library is an illustrated encyclopedia of web page design....

The most helpful print site we have seen concerning Internet evaluation is Jim Kapoun's "Teaching Undergrads WEB Evaluation," College and Research Library News, LIX (July-August 1998), 522-523. Includes a nice chart.

For public domain images for your web-pages, consult Lorrie A. Knight's "Locating Public Domain Images," College and Research Library News, LIX (January 1998), 11-13.

See also Laura B. Cohen's "Hot Tips for Cool Web Searches" in Choice Supplement 35 (1998), 21.

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