AFTER COMPLETING THIS CHAPTER, YOU WILL BE ABLE TO:
Keep up with the changes that are occurring on the Internet.
Join listservs that will e-mail you periodic summaries of the latest Internet news.
Bookmark Web sites that announce and explain changes in technology.
Peruse catalogs for new products that may interest you.
Subscribe to free magazines that review and compare the new products.
Read books that will extend your knowledge of computers, multimedia, and the Internet.
Subscribe to Internet security bulletins that alert you to the latest security threats and recommend measures you can take to thwart them.
Configure Windows and Macintosh computers to receive automatic software updates that install the latest security patches.
INTERNET LITERACY RESOURCES:

 Listservs
 

Try subscribing to each of the listservs at least for a few issues. Which provided useful information? Did any of them seem to clutter your mailbox?


InfoWorld

NetSurfer Digest

LockerGnome

Internet Tourbus



Catalogs

 

Do these catalogs link you to all the computer products you need? Are they helpful for buying online or do you prefer to use them before going to a store?


CompUSA CNET Shopper.com
ZDNet Shopper Microsoft products Apple Store

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Periodicals and Web Pages
 

Which of these magazines best fits your interests? Is it worth subscribing on paper or would the web pages suit you just as well or better?

G4 TV

Classroom Connect

Wired
THE Journal TechLearning


Books
 
Did you find any books here to help you learn more about the Internet? Are there books you know of that should be added to the lists?


The "Information Superhighway":
A Bibliography of Its Past, Present, and Future

Amazon Barnes & Noble

Hogan Productions

Staying Secure
 

Microsoft Security Newsletter

Apple Mailing Lists


Progressive Case
 

This link will help you as you work through the Progressive Case for this chapter.


Email Universe



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