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Internet Technologies and Information Services

  • Length: 496 pages
  • Edition: 2
  • Publisher:
  • Publication Date: 2014-08-26
  • ISBN-10: 1610694732
  • ISBN-13: 9781610694735
  • Sales Rank: #205762 (See Top 100 Books)

Internet Technologies and Information Services: Second Edition is a vital asset to students preparing for careers in library and information science and provides expanded coverage to important new developments while still covering Internet foundations. In addition to networking, the Internet, HTML, web design, web programming, XML, and web searching, this new edition covers additional topics such as cloud computing, content management systems, eBook technologies, mobile technologies and applications, relational database management systems (RDMS), open source software, and virtual private networking. It also provides information on virtualization and related systems, including desktop virtualization systems.

With clear and simple explanations, the book helps students form a solid, basic IT knowledge that prepares them for more advanced studies in technology. It supplies an introductory history of the Internet and an examination of current trends with specific emphasis on how online information access affects the LIS fields. Author Joseph B. Miller, MSLS, explains Internet protocols and current broadband connectivity options; Internet security issues and steps to take to block threats; building the web with markup languages, programming, and content management systems; and elements of information access on the web: content formats, information retrieval, and Internet search.

Table of Contents

PART 1: Internet Technologies
Chapter 1 Introduction
Chapter 2 The World Wide Web
Chapter 3 Network and Connection Technologies
Chapter 4 Internet Technologies: TCP/IP
Chapter 5 Higher-Level Internet Protocols: Making the Internet Work
Chapter 6 Internet-Connected Devices and Security

PART 2: Building the Web
Chapter 7 Web Design and Graphics
Chapter 8 Web Publishing with the Hypertext Markup Language
Chapter 9 Controlling Presentation with Styles
Chapter 10 Introduction to Web Programming
Chapter 11 Web Technologies and Content Management
Chapter 12 XML Primer

PART 3: Internet Content and Information Retrieval
Chapter 13 Internet Content
Chapter 14 Information Retrieval
Chapter 15 Internet Search
Chapter 16 Libraries and the Internet: Learning from the Past, Exploring the Future

Appendix 1: The Binary Machine
Appendix 2: Web Hosting

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