On the Newsstand
In this column, we list selected articles
from computer-oriented publications, such as Database, Online, PC World, PC
Computing, Internet World, PC Magazine & Searcher as well as business
magazines such as Forbes, Fortune & BusinessWeek. If you come across an
article of interest that is not on our list, please choose "Add Comments"
at the bottom of this page, and tell us about it. All citations will be archived
in the Library one month after posting.
(Archived December 7, 1996)
PC Magazine, Nov. 19, 1996 v.15 no. 20
InternetUser (Internet Service Providers): The Best Way to Connect.
Reviews major Internet Service Providers such as Compuserve, America Online,
Earthlink, Concentric and more.
and Cheap: Tom Modems for Tight Budgets - Review, p. 190. Best buys
went to the Motorola Lifestyle 28,800 and the Cardinal MVP2881S.
Publishing Made Easier, p. 111. "Still without your own home
page? Or is your site so bad even friends won't visit? We'll show you how to
build a boffo Web site from picking an ISP to keeping Web visitors coming."
This is an excellent introduction to setting up a web site.
Software for the Rest of Us, p. 126. Reviews of 4 web authoring
packages, Macromedia Backstage Designer, Microsoft FrontPage, Netscape Navigator
Gold, and SoftQuad HotMetal.
Tips, p. 308.
The SIC are
Dying. By Barbara Quint. (Full-text available)
Contract Resources, p. 30. (Full-text available.) Amelia Kassel
tells how government contract information can be accessed quickly and affordably
through online connections to Commerce Business Daily.
The "O" Word, p. 24.- Steve Coffman, director of
L.A. Public Library's FYI Service, shares his ideas on "Library-to-Library
The Dow Jones News/Retrieval Makeover, p. 13. By Alice Klingener.
the Nets: Internet "Onesearch" with the Mega Search Engines, p. 36.
By Greg R. Notess.
Net Sitings: A Net Explorer's Log, p. 40. By John S. Makulowich.
Focus on several sites that help users keep up on the latest developments and