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  • Paperback: 292 pages
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons; New Ed edition (20 Mar. 1998)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0471249521
  • ISBN-13: 978-0471249528
  • Product Dimensions: 13.3 x 2 x 21 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars 3 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 859,001 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"Readers leery of ramping onto the information highway and surfers suffering Internet overload will value the solid advice supplied by Gilster." - Booklist. "Paul Gilster's intelligent, sobering look at the Internet is a breath of fresh air." - "This book sheds light on the skills that Web surfers need to separate the digital garbage from the golden nuggets of good data. It's a good place to start for adult newcomers to the information highway." - Courant Now in paper! Digital Literacy provides Internet novices with the basic thinking skills and core competencies they'll need to thrive in an interactive environment so fundamentally different from passive media. PAUL GILSTER (Raleigh, North Carolina) is the author of The Web Navigator and Finding It on the Internet which have sold over 200,000 copies.

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"Gilster has hit the mark. The ability to evaluate critically what is found on the Internet is one of the most important faculties for successful Internauts. Critical thinking is the ultimate V–chip." ––Vinton Cerf, Sr. Vice President MCI Communications

"Paul Gilster′s intelligent, sobering look at the Internet is a breath of fresh air." ––

"Readers leery of ramping onto the information superhighway and surfers suffering Internet overload will value the solid advice supplied by Gilster." ––Booklist

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4.0 out of 5 starsHarnessing Information is more complex than you think
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