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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 "Netiquette?"

Netiquette, or 'net etiquette, is a set of generally agreed upon conventions and rules for behavior on the Internet. These rules apply primarily to email, Listservs, and newsgroups. Students communicating with experts (see our list of "ask-an-expert" resources), with teachers, or with other students are strongly encouraged to follow the rules of netiquette.

Dark Mountain's Netiquette Guide addresses many netiquette issues, including email, permissions, viruses, and more

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