The Internet - Illustrated

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Cengage Learning, Oct 26, 2009 - Computers - 296 pages
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Equip your students with Internet knowledge using this pracitcal, user-friendly book by the Illustrated Series. Designed to meet the needs of users from a broad range of experience levels, this book provides essential information about the Internet, including topics on security, spyware, phishing, evaluating Web resources, and more!
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Contents

Understanding Internet Basics
1
Understanding Browser Basics
23
Using Email
53
Searching the Web
93
Getting Information from the Web
117
Communicating on the Web
141
Downloading Programs and Sharing Files
165
Extending Browser Capabilities
193
Increasing Web Security
213
Using Other Email Programs
245
Glossary
254
Index
266
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Gary Schneider is a Professor of Accounting at California State University Monterey Bay. He previously held teaching appointments at Quinnipiac University, the University of San Diego, the University of Tennessee, and Xavier University. The author of more than 50 books and 100 research papers, Dr. Schneider has written extensively on accounting and information systems topics with his work appearing in such journals as Accounting Horizons, Interfaces, the IS Audit & Control Journal, and the Journal of Information Systems. His books have been translated into Chinese, French, Italian, Korean, and Spanish. A CPA who practiced public accounting in Ohio for 14 years before undertaking his academic career, Dr. Schneider holds a Ph.D. in accounting information systems from the University of Tennessee, an MBA from Xavier University, and a BA in economics from the University of Cincinnati.

Jessica Evans is the author or co-author of more than 50 titles from the New Perspectives, Illustrated, and Succeeding in Business Series. Ms. Evans also has extensive work experience for the Cengage Learning Computing team as a developmental editor and has edited more than 40 projects on programming languages, database concepts, SQL, Oracle, database applications, Office applications, and website development.

Katherine T. Pinard has more than 25 years of experience writing and editing books about computer concepts, applications, and technology. She has co-authored or contributed to over 20 successful books and has edited or managed more than 60 titles. She is MOS certified in Word and PowerPoint.

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