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FYI on Introducing the Internet-- A Short Bibliography of Introductory Internetworking Readings (RFC1463)

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Original Publication Date: 1993-May-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2000-Sep-12
Document File: 4 page(s) / 7K

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Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

E. Hoffman: AUTHOR [+2]

Abstract

This bibliography offers a short list of recent information resources that will help the network novice become familiar with the Internet, including its associated networks, resources, protocols, and history. This FYI RFC includes references to free sources of information available on-line as well as traditional publications. A short section at the end includes information for accessing the on-line files. This FYI is intentionally brief so it can be easily used as a handout by user services personnel.

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Network Working Group E. Hoffman

Request for Comments: 1463 Merit Network, Inc.

FYI: 19 L. Jackson

NASA

May 1993

FYI on Introducing the Internet--

A Short Bibliography of Introductory Internetworking Readings

for the Network Novice

Status of this Memo

This memo provides information for the Internet community. It does

not specify an Internet standard. Distribution of this memo is

unlimited.

Abstract

This bibliography offers a short list of recent information resources

that will help the network novice become familiar with the Internet,

including its associated networks, resources, protocols, and history.

This FYI RFC includes references to free sources of information

available on-line as well as traditional publications. A short

section at the end includes information for accessing the on-line

files. This FYI is intentionally brief so it can be easily used as a

handout by user services personnel.

Acknowledgments

This document is based upon the work of the User Documents Working

Group in the User Services Area of the Internet Engineering Task

Force (IETF).

Bibliography of Introductory Readings

The following list includes a number of sources for learning about

the Internet. If you have more questions about the Internet, the

best source of information is your network service provider. For

those interested in finding out about getting Internet connectivity,

the books listed will help you locate a network service provider.

* Items with an asterisk are available at no charge on-line on the

Internet--see the final section for information on how to obtain

these.

1a. Introductory Papers

* Kehoe, Brendan P. (1992) "Zen and the Art of the Internet:

A Beginner's Guide to the Internet," (first edition) 95 p.

* Krol, E. and E. Hoffman. (1993) "What is the Internet?" 11 p.

(FYI 20, RFC 1462).

* Malkin, G. and A. Marine. (1992) "FYI on Questions and Answers:

Answers to Commonly Asked 'New Internet User' Questions," 32 p.

(FYI 4, RFC 1325).

* LaQuey, Tracy with Jeanne C. Ryer. (1992) "The.Internet.

Companion," 30 p. (on-line chapters from book published by

Addison-Wesley)

1b. Introductory Books: Basic User Guides

Kehoe, Brendan P. (1993) Zen and the Art of the Internet: A

Beginner's Guide, (second edition) 112 p....