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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?

What is a Bookmark?


Imagine you have a wonderful reference book with millions of pages, and you need to refer to a handful of those pages again and again. What would you do? You'd probably use post-it notes or bookmarks to mark those few really useful pages. You can do the same thing on the Web with bookmarks. Also called favorites, bookmarks can be saved on your browser to create a list that you add to over time.

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