Sociology on the Web : a student guide / Stuart Stein.

Stein, S. D. (Stuart D.), author.
London : Routledge, 2014.
1 online resource (355 p.)
Sociology -- Computer network resources.
Internet addresses.
Web sites.
Internet searching.
Electronic books.
Sociology on the Web is directed at those who want to be able to access sociology Internet resources quickly and efficiently without needing to become IT experts. The emphasis throughout is on the location of high quality sociology Internet related resources likely to be useful for learning, teaching and research, from among the billions of publicly accessible Web pages.In addition to extensive coverage of topics relating to the efficient location of files and Web sites, Part III provides a substantial and annotated list of high quality resources likely to be of use to students of sociology.Th
Cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; About the author; Acknowledgements; Part I WEB RESOURCES; 1 Introductory glossary; 2 Web addresses: what's in a URL?; 3 Evaluating and referencing Internet resources; 3.1 Evaluation: introduction; 3.2 Evaluation criteria; 3.3 Referencing Internet materials; 3.4 Resource type referencing; Notes; Part II LOCATING INTERNET RESOURCES; 4 Indexing the Internet: subject directories, gateways, and search engines; 4.1 Subject directories and gateways; 4.2 Search engines and indexing; 4.3 Search engine automated indexing of the Web
4.4 Main search engine typesNotes; 5 Search engines: standard searches; 5.1 Search engine strategy; 5.2 Preparing your browser; 5.3 Some terminology; 5.4 Basic searches with AltaVista; 5.5 Basic searches with Google; 5.6 Summary remarks on basic searching; 6 Search engines: advanced searches; 6.1 Logical operators; 6.2 Parentheses; 6.3 Google advanced search; 7 Mailing lists; 7.1 Introduction; 7.2 Locating lists; 7.3 Basic mailing list commands and settings; Part III SOCIOLOGY INTERNET RESOURCES; 8 Introduction to sociology Internet resources; 9 Sociology subject directory
9.1 Associations/societies/conferences9.2 Book reviews; 9.3 Departments; 9.4 Dictionaries/glossaries/encyclopedias; 9.5 Directories; 9.6 International organizations; 9.7 Mailing lists; 9.8 Measurement; 9.9 Miscellaneous; 9.10 Philosophical resources; 9.11 Positions; 9.12 Practitioners and theories; 9.13 Publications; 9.14 Reference materials; 9.15 Research and funding; 9.16 Subject areas; 9.17 Subject directories and gateways; Part IV SUNDRY MATTERS; 10 Compiling Web pages: the essentials; 10.1 Introduction; 10.2 Tools; 10.3 HTML or Hypertext Markup Language; 10.4 Page layout; 10.5 Tables
10.6 Margins10.7 Page background; 10.8 Page length; 10.9 Page authorship/dating; 10.10 Navigation and hyperlinks; 10.11 Marketing your pages; 10.12 Basic considerations of Web page/Web site design; 10.13 Online sources of information on Web page compilation and design; Notes; 11 Miscellaneous computing matters; 11.1 Keyboard shortcuts; 11.2 Viruses; 11.3 Frames, bookmarking, and URLs; 11.4 Clearing your tracks: your PC and personal privacy; 11.5 Downloading, installing, and uninstalling software; 11.6 Creating a folder; 11.7 Web references: computers and Internet; Note
12 Browser features and customization12.1 Homepage; 12.2 Links toolbar buttons; 12.3 Adding the Google toolbar to IE; 12.4 Saving files with the browser; 12.5 Bookmarks/Favorites; 12.6 Saving Bookmarks and Favorites; Notes; Glossary; Index
Reprint. First published 2003 by Pearson Education Limited.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (ebrary, viewed October 13, 2014).
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