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Abstract

Introduces the reader to the history of the Internet and the requirements for accessing it. The three major capabilities of the Internet-electronic mail, telnet, and file transfer protocol are discussed. Examples of how Jewish Internet resources may be used in the educational arena are included. The article concludes with a list of Jewish Internet sites.

Author Biography & Related Information

Diane Romm, a former librarian at Ramaz School, is currently library chairperson of the Uniondale School District in Long Island, New York. Mrs. Romm is the author of The Jewish Guide to the Internet, published by Jason Aronson. Naomi M. Steinberger is Administrative Librarian for Public Services and Systems at the Jewish Theological Seminary of America. She oversees the Internet activities of the library and the automation of the catalog through the ALEPH system.