A listing of acronyms, abbreviations and definitions found in E-Mail messages and Newsgroup postings.
AskIT: IT Answers: QuikIT: Contents
(Queensland University's Internet Kit, Professional version) is an interactive Internet training course developed for the customers of the University of Queensland Library.
BOLD - Berkman Center for Internet and Society
At Harvard Law School. The Berkman Center for Internet & Society is a research program founded to explore cyberspace, share in its study, and help pioneer its development.
Chain letters are illegal. Chain letters are a waste of time. Net sites which do not discourage electronic chain letters risk losing their net connections, as they have the potential for wasting great amounts of bandwidth and disk space.
Common Emoticons and Acronyms
Emoticons (emotional icons) are used to compensate for the inability to convey voice inflections, facial expressions, and bodily gestures in written communication.
Complete Internet Guide and Web Tutorial
Learn about the Internet from the experts. This Internet Guide and Web Tutorial will give you all of the basic information about Web browsers, how to search the Web, Internet security, Internet banking, building and designing Web pages, and more.
Consumer World: Everything Consumer
Consumer World has over 2000 links to everything 'consumer' on the Internet, including product reviews, buying advice, consumer rights, scam alerts and bargains.
Daily Web Planner
It has features like Instant Reminder Service, Calendar, bookmark & more. Accessing your DWP.NET account is easy from any computer in the world that has connection to the Internet.
Demystifying the Internet Main Index
From: The University of Delaware.
Don't Spread that Hoax!
(Surprising how 'rumor control' runs rampant...)
FCC Adopts Order Addressing Dial-Up Internet Traffic:
FCC Lets States Decide Whether Existing Interconnections Decisions Affected by Ruling; FCC Seeks Comment on Proposals to Govern Future Compensation Agreements.
FCC - No Consumer Per-Minute Charges to Access ISPs Fact Sheet
No Consumer Per-Minute Charges to Access ISPs.
Fraud Bureau - Web Fraud and Web Scams Complaint Centre providing Information on internet scams and internet fraud.
Welcome to the Fraud Bureau, a free service, established to alert online consumers and investors of prior complaints of scams, fraud, or deceitful or suspicious business practices and to provide consumers, investors and users with information and news on how to safely surf, shop and invest on the net.
Help Site Computer Manuals
Help-Site contains links to hundreds of computer related documents and sites.
ICANN | Home Page
The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers.
IFW Internet Fraud Watch
The NFIC was originally established in 1992 by the National Consumers League, the oldest nonprofit consumer organization in the United States, to fight the growing menace of telemarketing fraud by improving prevention and enforcement.
Inner Learing Online
Welcome to inner exploration of Human Anatomy and Automobiles. Each topic has animations, 100’s of graphics, and thousands of descriptive links.
Internet Society (ISOC)
The Internet SOCiety (ISOC) is a professional membership society with more than 150 organizational and 6,000 individual members in over 100 countries. It provides leadership in addressing issues that confront the future of the Internet, and is the organization home for the groups responsible for Internet infrastructure standards, including the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) and the Internet Architecture Board (IAB).
Internet Tools Summary
A compact table summarizing sources of information for Internet-based tools for information retrieval, interaction, and computer-mediated communication (human communication via computers).
Knowledge Base - What is a troll?
From Indiana University Knowledge Base.
Learn the Net
Learn the Net.com, a Web-based tutorial for Internet novices and a continuing source of educational and technical assistance for all users...
Available in English | Français | Deutsch | Italiano | Español.
Currently Laporte hosts two shows on ZDTV, a 24-hour cable channel devoted to computers and the Internet.
MyBookmarks is a free internet service that allows you to keep your browser bookmarks and favorites online so you can access them from anywhere.
...NetHistory will give you a feeling for what it was like in the pioneering days of BITNET and the Internet.
NetLingo Dictionary of Internet Words: A Glossary of Online Jargon with Definitions of Terminology & Acronyms
Dictionary of Internet jargon: a glossary with definitions of online terminology and words. NetLingo has thousands of Web definitions and online jargon terms! Look up whatever you need to know about cyberspace.
Ready, 'Net, Go!
Archival Internet Resources.
Your Online Linux Resource.
The Core Rules of Netiquette
are excerpted from the book Netiquette by Virginia Shea. More on this issue can be found at Nettiquette's Home Page. This page provides links to both summary and detail information about Netiquette for your browsing pleasure.
The Free Email Providers Guide
Provides listings for over 1,400 free email providers in over 85 countries.
The Net Abuse FAQ
(Lotsa information in this listing.)
The 3D Dictionary
(Internet and Computer terms accompanied by representative graphics.)
U.S. DOE-CIAC (Computer Incident Advisory Center) Website
(From the U. S. Department of Energy.)
VICNET Beginners' Internet Training Resources
Here's a select list of excellent Web-based resources you can work through at your own pace.
Welcome to fairuse.stanford.edu.
Copyright & Fair Use from Stanford University Libraries.
Welcome to FolksOnline
home for today's Cyberfolks...the world's non-technical majority.
Welcome to Netdictionary! - HTML Version (Ed.)
Netdictionary is an alphabetical reference guide to technical, cultural, and humorous terms related to the Internet. Confounded by the meaning of a cryptic networking term? Can't seem to make sense of a particular acronym? You've come to the right site: www.netdictionary.com!
whatis.com® is a knowledge exploration tool about information technology, especially about the Internet and computers. It contains over 2,000 individual encyclopedic definition/topics and a number of quick-reference pages. The topics contain about 12,000 hyperlinked cross-references between definition-topics and to other sites for further information. We try hard to keep it up-to-date.
World Wide Web Workbook
The World Wide Web Workbook explores the basics of using the World Wide Web. The Workbook, a series of webpages, was originally developed to be used in a controlled classroom setting where all of the desktop computers were configured alike.
WWW Tools for Instructors
Web Tools for Learning is a one-stop resource for university instructors interested in the World Wide Web as a teaching tool.