Using Internet ToolsThe purpose of this lesson is to introduce you to Internet tools and utilities for information retrieval, besides the World Wide Web.
What Tools Are on the Internet?
We've spent a good amount of time talking about the Web, and this is good because the Web dominates the Net. But there are other tools available on the Internet. In truth, because of the dominance of the Web, most of these tools are basically obsolete. But many Internet resources can still be reached by non-Web means.
Let's look at two reference pages that give us some pointers to discovering more kinds of Internet tools
You may not be able to use all of these tools if you do not have permission to download and install new software on your computer.
Exercise: Try out some tools
Spend some time trying out some of the tools and utilities discussed in this lesson.