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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 Web Browser?


Web browsers, such as Netscape Navigator, Microsoft Internet Explorer, and Mosaic, are software programs that help you navigate the Web and access text, graphics, hyperlinks, audio, video, and other multimedia. Browsers work by "translating" or "interpreting" hypertext markup language (HTML) - the code embedded in Web pages that tells them how to look. Browsers read this code and display the Web page accordingly.

Below you can see the navigational features of Netscape Navigator. Navigational buttons such as back, forward, home, and print allow you to edit, send, and print documents from the Web with ease.

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