Ideal for reference librarians, students, and researchers of any kind, this practical, step-by-step guide is a current tutorial for resource discovery on the Internet. It helps novice or advanced Internet users conduct comprehensive research investigations - and find answers to quick reference queries. The handbook provides in-depth coverage on all useful and usable resources, including virtual libraries, Internet directories, communities of people, and Internet search tools. An example of a real search is given for each resource. Ways to streamline locating information - and addresses and instructions for a broad but selective list of Internet subject guides, directories and search engines - are also offered. Also includes information on other resources, such as electronic discussion lists and conferencing tools.--This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.