Refer to the telnet section in Internet Tools for more details on telnet. The following will demonstrate how you can use telnet to access the University of Delaware's library catalog on-line.

  1. At the % prompt type: telnet delcat [RET], press [RET] a second time.
  2. You will be asked for a terminal type, type: vt100 [RET] (or the appropriate terminal type, perhaps z29 or gp29)
  3. Press: [RET] again. You now have access to the on-line catalog system at the Morris library, continue as if you were in the library. When you have finished type: quit [RET] to return to the % prompt.

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August, 1996