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Contents

Introduction

The Web & the Internet

Web Browsers

URLs

Searching the Web

Simple Searches

Advanced Searches

Meta Searches

News Searches

Reference Searches

Government Searches

Blog Searches

Deep Web Searches

Discussion Group Searches

Chat and MOO Searches

Using Web Directories

Browsing Categories

Searching Categories

Browsing the Web

 

How to Search the Web

What Does a Newsgroup Look Like?

To see what a newsgroup looks like, you should connect to a newsgroup server, such as news://news.colostate.edu. Most newsgroup servers expect you to have permission to connect to them. If you are a student at a college or university, you can usually find out whether your institution hosts a newsgroup server by contacting your computing or networking services support group. In some cases, you can connect to "free" newsgroup servers, such as those listed below. Try following the links below to see whether you can access these newsgroups:

 
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