Should you get wired?

Miller, Jerry P.
February 1994
Library Journal;2/1/1994, Vol. 119 Issue 2, p47
Trade Publication
Examines the benefits of E-mail and Internet for librarians. Efficacy of E-mail; Sampling of libraries' use of E-mail; Problems with connectivity; The issue of privacy; Academic librarians as the heaviest users of Internet; The difficulty of navigating Internet; Discussion groups on Internet; Surfing Internet; More. INSET: NETiquette (how to use E-mail), by Anthony Owens..


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