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Aether Madness (Gary Wolf & Michael Stein) (HTML version of one of the most interesting books on computing and the Internet I've encountered; options for straight or strange "tours" of its many informational documents; documents include hyperlinks
An Overview of the Internet and the World-Wide Web (Xerox PARC) (script for videotape about the Internet)
ARTSEDGE Network Guide to the Internet Well-organized resource for development of arts and humanities curriculum using technology in K-12. Includes an extensive list of weblinks that can be used to support lessons on a wide range of topics. (JFK Center for the Performing Arts & NEH)
Ask Dr. Internet 
The Bitwitch Oracle (tech advice with a personality; use a form to ask questions about computing and the net)
c|net Online: The Computer Network (state-of-the-art site with features, news, and resources covering computers and cyberculture; full access requires multimedia plug-ins for your browser)
Economics of Internet 
Electronic Frontier Foundation's (Extended) Guide to the Internet (previously known as Big Dummy's Guide to the Internet)
f-e-mail: An Introduction to the Internet for Women (Victoria Vesna, UCSB)
Guides to the Internet 
The Information Economy: The Economics of the Internet, Information Goods, Intellectual Property and Related Issues (Hal R. Varian, U. California, Berkeley)
Internet Resources Metamap (clickable image map to net resources; requires graphical browser) (NCSA)
The Internet Language Dictionary (net lingo)
InterNIC InfoGuide 
Net-Happenings (searchable HTML archive of the Net-Happenings list; includes form for submitting announcement of net resources to the list) (Gleason Sackman/InterNIC)
Online Europe Listserv Archive (topic: issues regarding Internet development in Europe) (Steven Carlson)
The Scout Toolkit
Homepage (convenient gathering of net client software and Web metapages designed to aid beginners configure their Internet platform) (InterNIC)
Notable Browsers 
Search Tools 
Specialized Tools 
Staying Current 
The Smithsonian Internet Series 
TWIG - The Windows Internet Guide (weekly zine)
U. Kansas Internet Manual 
Understanding the Internet (online companion to a TV documentary on the Internet; 200+ references for beginners)
Zen and the Art of the Internet (Brendan Kehoe, 1st ed.)

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