- There are no tutorials in the first week. Your task is to locate the "Fact, Fiction and Fraud" notice board outside the HPS office and sign-up for the joint tutorial - computer laboratory sessions.
- Tutorial - Computer Lab Session 1: Wednesdays, 3.15-5.15pm.
- Tutorial - Computer Lab Session 2: Thursdays, 10am-12pm.
- Tutorials will be held in Criminology Seminar Room 5, Level 4, 234 Queensbury Street, Carlton.
- There is no lab session this week. If you have not already located it - the laboratory sessions (which follow immediately after the tutorials) are held in the Criminology Computer Lab, Level 4, 234 Queensbury Street, Carlton. The laboratory is open 24 hours per day. Please ensure that your student email is activated so that you can access WebRaft - see http://rubens.its.unimelb.edu.au/ars/accgen.html
- Some of these questions can be answered from the reading http://www.newmediastudies.com/webbook1.htm - Web Studies: A User's Guide. Others may require a bit of Web searching to discover the answer. For those that require searching, note the methods you used to locate the answer.
- Finish this sentence - The internet is ........
- According to this author when can it be traced back to? Does this accord with other available Internet histories?
- What does TCP/IP mean? What is it? What is its importance?
- Who is Tim Berners-Lee?
- What is Mosaic? Does it still exist?
- Name four web browsers and the terms and conditions under which they are available? What standards do they claim compliance with?
- What is the WWW Constortium (W3C)? What do they do?
- Distinguish between the internet and the Web
- What is HTML? What is HTTP? What is FTP? What is XML?
- Was this article written before or after the dot com crash?
- According to the author what are some possible strategies for making money on the Web? Has Amazon turned a profit yet?
- Is Encyclopedia Brittanica still freely available?
- What does 'open source' software mean?
- Ariadne, UKOLN, 1996, http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/.
- Arms, William Y. (ed.), D-lib Magazine, Corporation for National Research Initiatives, 1995, http://www.dlib.org/.
- Rinne, Teri Andrews (ed.), Current Cites, Digital Library SunSite, 1990, http://sunsite.berkeley.edu/CurrentCites/.
- Valauskas, Edward J. (ed.), First Monday, University Library, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1996, http://www.firstmonday.org.