All About the InternetAssembled by Carter McNamara, MBA, PhD
NOTE: There is a vast amount of online information about the Internet. Much of this information includes reference to the World Wide Web. Note that writers occasionally refer to the "world" of the Internet and World Wide Web as "cyberspace".) (The library includes a related, comprehensive set of subtopics in All About Computers, Internet & Web.)
Sections of This Topic Include
Related Library Topics
Learning About the InternetPrimer to Using the Internet
Demystifying the Internet
Using the Information Highway Effectively
Electronic Frontier Foundation
Making the Internet Work for You
Developing Internet StrategyDeveloping an Internet Strategy For Your Company (Part 1) - Management - 02/24/98
Developing an Internet Strategy For Your Company (Part 2) - Management - 03/03/98
Developing an Internet Strategy For Your Company (Part 3) - Management - 03/10/98
Developing an Internet Strategy For Your Company (Part 4) - Management - 03/17/98
Glossaries of Internet TermsMatisse's Glossary of Internet Terms
Glossary of Internet Terms
Glossary of Internet & Web Jargon
Additional Information for NonprofitsThe Benton's "Best Practices Toolkit" is a list of Internet and other resources aimed at nonprofits make better use of information and communications technologies in their work.
For the Category of Information Technology:
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- The Accidental Techie: Supporting, Managing, and Maximizing Your Nonprofit's Technology
- by Carter McNamara, published by Authenticity Consulting, LLC. This hands-on guide walks you through five projects that, when completed, will give you a comprehensive and usable support system, including for 1) conducting a technology inventory, 2) assessing and supporting staff, 3) assessing and buying technology, 4) protecting your organization from disasters and data loss, and 5) managing your role. Includes ready-to-use templates, worksheets and sample policies, and also 135 resources on topics such as funding, discussion groups, application service providers, web site development, donor management software, and a security policy checklist. Also explains steps for creating a database that gives you the reports you need. Includes a glossary of terms every techie should know.