Internet services for exploring social science resources
The ‘Internet’ Is a communication channel consisting of a large number of interconnected computers. Each computer with individual IP addresses can exchange digitized information with any or all connected computers. The advantages of the Internet are its speed, timeliness, and ability to communicate instantaneously and availability of free information and freeware/shareware. It reduces barriers to publishing, facilitates quick revision of documents, and makes information easily available universally. The “Moving wall” principle affects the long-term availability of resources. Increasing use of the Internet for communication and phenomenal increase of Internet resources stimulate different types of services like E-mail, Mailing Lists, Usenet, WWW, Telnet and FTP. Examines potentialities of these services to meet users' needs in accessing, communicating, and disseminating data, information, and other resources including computer files. Addresses of selective sites provide glimpses of current Indian activities in social sciences on the Internet.
Roychoudhury, Arup and Pal, Jiban K. Dr., "Internet services for exploring social science resources" (2001). Journal Articles. 2291.