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Jim Walton
09-09-1992, 05:07 PM
Dear Biomch-L readers,

Subscribers who are on the Internet may be interested in a new
book about to be published by O'Reilly & Associates, (located
just down the road from me, in Sebastopol, California). The
press release reads as follows ...


August 28, 1992
Contact: Brian Erwin
Phone: 800-998-9938

FIRST COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE TO THE INTERNET
TO BE PUBLISHED BY O'REILLY

SEBASTOPOL, CA -- On September 13, O'Reilly & Associates, Inc.
will publish the first comprehensive guide to the Internet,
THE WHOLE INTERNET USER'S GUIDE AND CATALOG. Written by Ed Krol,
assistant director for LAN Deployment at the University of Illinois,
this 400-page book covers the basic utilities used to access the
network and then guides users through the Internet's "database
of databases" to access the millions of files and thousands of
archives available.

To help users maneuver smoothly through the system, THE WHOLE
INTERNET USER'S GUIDE & CATALOG presents:

* The History of the Internet
* How the Internet works
* What's allowed on the Internet
* How to Remote Login, Use Electronic Mail, and Move a File
* How to Find Software or Someone
* How to Deal with Network Problems

An added bonus of Krol's work is a resource index that covers a
broad selection of approximately 300 important resources available
on the Internet, ranging from Supernet, a bulletin board for
Supercomputing, to archives for USENET news, to electronic versions
of PC Magazine.


HOW THE WHOLE INTERNET WILL HELP X PROGRAMMERS,
ADMINISTRATORS AND USERS

THE WHOLE INTERNET USER'S GUIDE & CATALOG will be especially useful
to X programmers, administrators and users because it explains:

1. HOW TO SUBSCRIBE TO NEWSGROUPS--Ask questions and contact
others who share your interests;

2. HOW TO FIND FREE SOFTWARE--A lot of software described in
the X Resource is available on the Internet, in O'Reilly's
X Resource code archive on ftp.uu.net, and elsewhere. Find
this or tons of other software;

3. HOW TO USE X-BASED PROGRAMS TO ACCESS ANY KIND OF
INFORMATION ON THE INTERNET


Summary: THE WHOLE INTERNET USER'S GUIDE & CATALOG
by Ed Krol
ISBN 1-56592-025-2
Publication date: September 13, 1992
400 pages, indexed
Price: $24.95


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P.S. I have no commercial interest in this book. O'Reilly has
an international reputation for their books on Unix,
X Windows, and Networking. It should be a useful reference
for both experienced and novice users of the Internet.



Jim Walton
4D VIDEO
3136 Pauline Drive
Sebastopol, CA 95472

Phone: 707/829-8883
FAX : 707/829-3527

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