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: A tool for the nurse seeking to access the vast health science information resources available on the Internet. It is divided into three user-friendly units and presented as an Internet travel guide. Part One presents a general overview of the Internet, along with the basic information essential to getting started, including hardware and software, Internet access providers, and learning the language of the Internet. Part Two provides a cross-referenced index of sites throughout the Internet - including the World Wide Web, Gopher, Telnet, Listserv groups, Usenet and FTP sites. Part Three is an alphabetical directory of sites, with comments on the type and quality of information available at the sites. This nursing and healthcare reference also includes free software with direct links to the Internet site addresses from the book.