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Research Online: A Practical Guide 
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Intro | Web Basics | Searching | Links | Citing Sources | Conclusion

Web Basics
What is the Internet?
What is the World Wide Web?
What is a Web browser?
What are Domain Names and URLs?
What is a Bookmark?
What is Email?
What is a Newsgroup?
What is a Discussion List (or Listserv)
What is "Netiquette?"
What is Search Engine?



Web Basics Activity #1 Answers


Access the homepages of the Web sites listed below without using a search engine. Guess what the domain name might be and type in the URL to see if you're right.
  1. CNN
    http://www.cnn.com
  2. Federal Bureau of Investigation
    http://www.fbi.gov
  3. Harvard University
    http://www.harvard.edu
  4. Xerox Corporation
    http://www.xerox.com
  5. Sierra Club
    http://www.sierraclub.org
  6. National Aeronautics and Space Administration
    http://www.nasa.gov
  7. American Red Cross
    http://www.redcross.org



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