NetResearch: Finding Information Online

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Version Location Description Submitted By Date Submitted Date Corrected
Printed
Page xii
In the Preface, the section "This book has four parts", line 5

there is extra space between "4" and the comma.

Anonymous   
Printed
Page 3
In Chapter 1, the third bullet, Microsoft Network, there is a

double period at end of paragraph.

Anonymous   
Printed
Page 13

In Chapter 2, paragraph 2, first sentence used to read: "but the Web has mostly replaced it" Now reads: "but it is virtually obsolete"

Anonymous    Feb 01, 2000
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Page 13
Deleted the final margin note, "FTP FAQ". It was obsolete.

Anonymous    Feb 01, 2000
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Page 15
In Figure 2-4, "A Typical Usenet Article": The whole body

text should be highlighted, to match the style of Figure 2-5 on page 17.

Anonymous   
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Page 19

In quiz question #3 it used to read: "Connect to the Gopher site of O'Reilly & Associates" Now reads, simply: "Connect to:" The URL has been changed to read: "gopher://gopher.utah.edu"

Anonymous    Feb 01, 2000
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Page 33
In Chapter 3, "Greek history" is now in courier font,

where it says "enter the query Greek history."

Anonymous    Feb 01, 2000
Printed
Page 44

In Chapter 4, Final bullet ("Netscape News"), it now reads: "Netscape News" Should read: "Netscape Communicator" Index this entry as: "Netscape Communicator Programs, Netscape Communicator" Then change the bullet text to read: "Netscape Communicator: From the Subscribe window, select the Search tab. Fill in Search For box and select Search Now."

Anonymous   
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Page 59
In Chapter 5, in the final paragraph before sidebar, the words

AND, OR and NOT should each be in courier font.

Anonymous   
Printed
Page 77

In Chapter 6, the second sentence used to read: "If you connect your Web browser to the URL" Now reads: "If you consider the URL"

Anonymous    Feb 01, 2000
Printed
Page 82
In the third bulleted item, deleted

"and Gateway 2000 uses gw2k.com,"

Anonymous    Feb 01, 2000
Printed
Page 89
At the end of the first full paragraph, deleted

"At press time, one is located at http://..."

Anonymous    Feb 01, 2000
Printed
Page 89
In "do a Web search for traceroute", "traceroute" is now in

Courier font.

Anonymous    Feb 01, 2000
Printed
Page 91-106
In Chapter 7 (throughout), every occurrence of

"Frances'" Should be changed to read: "Frances's"

Anonymous   
Printed
Page 96

The URL used to read: "http://www.pc.411.com" Now reads: "http://www.reversephonedirectory.com"

Anonymous    Feb 01, 2000
Printed
Page 115
In Chapter 8, the third bullet, Microsoft Network, the menu

now reads: "Communiacte" Should read: "Communicate"

Anonymous   
Printed
Page 121
In Chapter 9, Microsoft Network bullet: change "of" to "Of" in

"Browse All of MSN".

Anonymous   
Printed
Page 121
In the Microsoft Network bullet, deleted the double period at

the end.

Anonymous   
Printed
Page 124
In the "Search by Category" section, first paragraph ("Another

way to search..."): in the final line, the word "and" is typeset in the wrong typesize. It looks too skinny.

Anonymous   
Printed
Page 129

In row 6 ("prompt"), the third column now reads: "turnsthis" Should read: "turns this"

Anonymous   
Printed
Page 134
In Chapter 10, in the margin note, deleted the third URL that

read: "http://www.technet.nm.org/..."

Anonymous    Feb 01, 2000
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Page 165

The final sentence now used to read: "If any of these URLs go out of date..." Now reads: "Over time, these URLs will change or become obsolete. If a page has vanished, visit your favorite search engine (or two) and search for the page title or the topic. Maybe you'll find an even better resource."

Anonymous    Feb 01, 2000
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Page 168

Changed the Webster's Dictionary URL to read: "http://www.m-w.com"

Anonymous    Feb 01, 2000
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Page 171
Deleted the Mammoth Music Meta-List entry.

Anonymous    Feb 01, 2000