oa South African Journal of Libraries and Information Science - Internet and personal computing fads, Mary Ann Bell, Mary Ann Berry and James Van Roekel : book review

Volume 72, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0256-8861



Extracted from text ... Internet and personal computing fads. Mary Ann Bell, Mary Ann Berry and James Van Roekel. New York: Haworth Press, 2004. 210p. ISBN 0 7890 1771 7 (pbk). Price: US$15.95 This book has been described as "an easy-to-understand guide to the often confusing computer/Internet jargon", and that is precisely what it is! It is written in terms understandable to the layman, and it includes everyday terms used in: ? general computer use - bandwidth, cookies, CAD, HTML, spamming, Linux, geek speak, shareware, URL ? information-related aspects - cybrarian (which has an unexpected definition), search engines, information society, ebooks, hyperfiction, e-zines, ..

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