Internet Resource Directory, Part 2:

Interactive Access (Telnet) Sites of Interest to Educators

version 2:  August 5, 1993

The information in this file is the result of Internet "prospecting" and 
teamwork by 24 eastern Nebraska teachers and 22 teachers and trainers 
from Texas who were enrolled in graduate Internet-based telecomputing 
courses during the Spring 1992 & 1993 semesters at the University of 
Nebraska at Omaha and the University of Texas at Austin.  Much of their 
work for the course entailed exploring different Internet resource sites, 
then writing, fieldtesting, and revising friendly documentation describing 
online resources that they felt to be of value to teachers, trainers, and their 

Below please find information on many Telnet sites.  Please forgive any 
grammatical errors that you find, understanding that some of the authors 
who contributed entries to this document are not native English speakers.  
Also, please remember that Internet sites can change daily, so although 
the entries that you see below were correct and up-to-date when they 
were created and tested, they may not be so when you read them.

**This is NOT meant to be an exhaustive list of all of the sites of use to 
educators**. Rather, it is a beginning of what we hope will be an ongoing 
collaborative effort among telecomputing educators on a larger scale.  We 
invite you to use this, share it with other teachers, amend it, append to it, 
and update it.  We hope that the information that it contains will be useful 
to you.

Judi Harris

& the students of EDC 385G:
"Internet-Based Telecomputing"
University of Texas at Austin		(Spring 1993)

& the students of TED 8000: 
"Computer-Mediated Communications for Educators"
University of Nebraska at Omaha	(Spring 1992)


 TELNET SITE NAME:  American Philosophical Association


DESCRIPTION:  This telnet site is primarily for APA (American 
Philosophical Association) members.  It offers information about the 
Philosophical Society regarding on-line resources, grants, fellowships and 
jobs.  It also announces information such as essay/book competitions, 
conferences, and paper calls  for journals or conferences.  

SERVICES:  1. Information about Philosophical societies.
		2. Information about grants, fellowships and NEH seminars
			and Institutes.
		3. Access E-mail address of the APA members.
		4. Directories and computer Resouces information.
		5. Bibliographies and Journal Informaiton.
		6. Job placement. (Members only)
		7. Job for philosophers. (Members only)
		8. Newsletters
		9. Job "Hotline".  (Members only)
		10. Members can present papers at Divisional meetings and
 			to serve on APA Committees.

	Step#1: type telnet
	Step#2: type 'apa' at the login prompt
	Step#3: choose the number you want to do further search on the 
		main menu 

	Step#1: type 'q' to get out of the subdirectory you are in
	Step#2: type 'q' again to go to the main menu or get out of the


	'P' (page): to read in the page mode
	'S' (scroll): to read in the scroll mode
	Return: to continue, to go to the next page
	'H' (help): to get help
	'Q' (quit): to quit or go up one menu directory

	1. After you type "telnet", you will see some
	information and notification about the the system.  
	2. Hit return to continue.
	3. A welcome title page will show on the screen to tell you that
	this BBS (Bulletin Board System) is provided by California 		
	State University from 1988.   The sponsor of this BBS is by 		
	SUN Microsystem.
	4. After the title page, the system will automatically go to the
 	main menu with 9 choices.  It includes:

		[1]  Introduction to this Bulletin Board

	(It includes information about the purpose of American 	
Philosophical Association, future plans, comments and questions,
how to join APA, and how to request for information)

            	[2]  From the National Office 

	(It contains APA newsletters, announceents, committees, 
publications, paper submision guidelines, and information about 
student membership renewals.)

            	[3]  Philosophical Societies

	(News or membership information about many philosophical 
societies are presented under this category. Societies such as 
Machines and Mentality, Hume, Retired Philosophers, philosophy 	and 
Affairs, Humanist Philosophy, Analytical Feminism, Hegel Society, 
History of Philosophy of Science Working Group, and many other
philosophical societies.)

            	[4]  Grants, Fellowships, NEH Seminars and Institutes

	(It contains information about seminars, grants, fellowships, on-
ine resources, and job announcements which are related to philosophy
and technology.)

           	 [5]  Philosophical Calendar 

	(You can find some updated events or activities of APA in 1993.  
You can find out information about conferences, call for paper 
announcements, essay/book competitions, etc.)

           	 [6]  E-mail Addresses of the Membership 

	(This includes E-mail addresses of all the members. You can 
check the last name from A to Z under the subdirecties.)

       	 	[7]  Directories and Computer Resources 

	(This category contains concentrated information about listserv 
groups, women in philosophy, special internet connections, directory
of electronic journals and newsletters, and even some 
	recommanded books.)	

          	[8]  Bibliographies and Journal Information 

        (Bibliographies of Hypertext and Hypermedia is available.  
Information about how to subscribe some electronic journals are 
list under this category.)

            	[9]  News from the Divisions - (major update: 3/11)

	(There are Eastern, Central, and Pacific APA divisions.  You can 
find announcements, news or committee nomination informations under
this category.)


	If you have questions, suggestions or you have to contact the
administrators, the easiest way to do is to send an E-mail to

	If you want to join APA as a member, you need to contact by mail
or call:
	Janet Sample
     	Membership Coordinator
     	American Philosophical Assoc.
     	University of Delaware
     	Newark, DE  19716
     	(302) 451-1112

	The membership fee range from $25 to $110 annually.  They 
charge you based on your annual income. If you are a student, you may 
call (302) 831-1112 to apply for membership. 

	This is a very useful telnet site which you can get much
concentrated information.  The directories about internet resources are
very useful and will save researchers much of the searching time.  

	Warning: This system is a beta-test version. There are bugs and
problems.  You can contact  to report problems.





	This is the Advanced Technology Information Network 
providing information for the agri-cultural and bio-technology
markets. It provides national and world-wide agricultural news,
exporter information, a publications index,and bio-technological
research information. This site would be of most interest to
vocational agricultural classes or science classes interested in
	This is a menu-driven system that is easy to follow. Novice
users should be able to use this system with a minimum of help.

	Several services are provided here, but the Agriculture
Information Service and CSURERB would probably be of most
interest to educators  Below is the main menu of services
provided here:

(A) AGRICULTURAL INFORMATION:  This provides daily agricultural
market reports, schedules of events, California agriculture 
teachers' projects, and agricultural weather, labor, job 
listings, and safety information.  

(B)  CSUPER-NET:  This provides "comprehensive information for
the California State University system."

exporters "immediate access to market research, trade leads, government
export assistance information, and exporters' calendar and an 
export guide and publications index."	

(D) CSURERB, the California State University Program for 
Education and Research in Biotechnology: This provides 
information on the "incorporation of bio-technological concepts 
and procedures into science instruction and to promote technology
transfer and bio-technological research."

LOGIN SEQUENCE:  Login as "super" or as "public".

EXIT SEQUENCE:  Type "0" (zero) at the main menu.

	This service is menu driven.  Each selection is numbered or
lettered and entered by typing the choice selection.  Additional
Menus are accessed under each of the main categories.  
	A search option to search for information using key words
is provided.  An electronic mail feature is also available to
registered users.
	Holding down the ^S keys will make the information pause;
 hitting ^Q will make the information resume.  Hitting the "q" key
once will return you to the last menu after a pause of a few 
seconds.  However, hitting "q" twice will log you off the system!

1.  Telnet to
2.  Login either as "super" or "public".  In either case, you 
will be asked if you want to register as a new user.  You can
answer "n", and still access and use the system.  (If you answer
"y", be prepared to give registration information and record the
login name and password for future use.)
3.  System news releases will scroll across the screen.
4.  The main menu will appear.
5.  New users should first go to the help option. This a brief 
description of what is offered at this site and special keyboard
features.  Return to the main menu by pressing "q".
6.  Select an option from the main menu and follow the prompts
given.  If you make a mistake, the system will give you an 
additional prompt.
7.  Hitting "q" will return you to the previous menu.  Hitting 
"0" (zero) at the main menu will allow you to quit and log off.

FRIENDLY ADVICE:   This site can be accessed 24 hours a day,
every day of the week.  There is also an electronic mail feature
for registered users.

DOCUMENT AUTHOR:  Patricia G. Ross


TELNET SITE NAME:  BUBL:  The Bulletin Board for Libraries


     This site is devoted to information for and about libraries
with the emphasis on those in the United Kingdom.  It would be of
great interest to those in the library field in any country. 
Because some of the information is specific to computer use in the
United Kingdom, it would best be used by the intermediate or
advanced telecommunications user.

     Available at this site are reviews of library journals and
their most recent contents, a review of listserv groups, and software
that could be used to manage a library.

     1.  telnet

     2.  login: janet
     3.  Password:  guest

     4.  hostname:
          (Before the hostname, you can also type 'h' for help.
          This will give you an address where you can request a
          janet userguide.)

     1.  Type quit or 'q' at any point.

     2.  You will be asked if you really want to quit.  Answer yes
         or no to leave or continue. 
     The following options may be keyed whenever "Please 
     select..."  appears at the foot of the screen. 
     HINTS	Help of a general nature. 
     HELP 	This information. 
     MAIL	Allows a mail message to be sent to the 
     SEARCH	Describes the facility for searching for a 
                      topic within a large sub-section. 
     QUIT	Exit from the Bulletin Board. 
          1.  telnet
          2.  login:  janet
          3.  Password:  guest
          4.  hostname:
          5.  Press return key to go to Main Menu
          6.  Chose the area of interest by letter
          7.  At the bottom of each screen, you are given a list of
              options allowing you to change sections or quit.

          Because this is a site outside the United States, some of
     the information on how to obtain and use the information will
     be difficult for those not familiar with systems in the United
     Kingdom.  There is however some fascinating information at this
     site and it is well worth the extra effort.

          Of particular interest were descriptions of special and
     rare book collections found in Section H - Users' Board.  Also
     in this section, were collections of quotations about
     libraries.  This section is fun and not to be missed.

     Carolyn Morris




DESCRIPTION:    CHAT or (Conversational Hypertext Access 
Technology) is a computer program developed by Communications 
Canada that provides easy access to electronic information.  CHAT 
provides a natural-language program that allows users to ask English 
questions and receive answers.  (The software can also be adapted to 
other languages.)   Chat is a research project to examine the nature of 
human-computer interactions.  History of the development of the 
project is available at the site.

SERVICES:  Information files available on the following topics,
as of 4-17-93:
    - AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome) 
    - Epilepsy 
    - the Canadian Department of Communications (DOC) 
    - Alice (A simulated conversation) 
    - Maur (A simulated conversation with a dragon) 
  Please specify which information file you would like: 

Select an Information File:  Alice (type the key word for desired  

The Computer Says:

Please wait for a moment while I get that information...
loading database alice.

1. Login at the Tenet> telnet
2. You will see on the monitor:  Trying
3. Next on the monitor will be:  Connected to
4. Followed by the message:      Escape character is '^]'.

To login: type "chat"

EXIT SEQUENCE: type "goodbye"  

A short series of questions appear for the user to complete for the 
research project.  Notice:  Erase set to Backspace

SAMPLE LOGIN: (the number address can also be used)
Tenet> telnet
Connected to
Escape character is '^]'.


login: chat

FRIENDLY ADVICE:  The program is much easier to use than traditional
menu or keyword systems and is ideally suited for situations where 
the user has little knowledge of computers.  There are no special 
function keys or help screens because they are not necessary when 
using Chat.  Although the software is not perfect, it usually provides 
the information requested and most people find the system extremely 

For more information on CHAT contact:

Thomas Whalen, Ph.D. or Andrew Patrick, Ph.D.
Communications Research Centre
Communications Canada
3701 Carling Ave.
Ottawa, ON 
(613) 990-4683
E-mail: (Internet, Bitnet, UUCP) (Internet, Bitnet, UUCP)



TELNET SITE NAME:  Computer Science Database


DOCUMENT AUTHOR:  Kenneth Higdon

     1)   At the telnet prompt <type> telnet
     	(First use only)
     2a)  At the LOGIN: prompt <type> newuser
          At the PASSWORD: Prompt <type> ti.ut=cs
          At this point asnwer the question presented.  You will
           need to select a user login name and your own password that you
            will use to during step 2b. 
     	(Every use after first login)
     2b)  At the LOGIN: Prompt <type> your user login name from step 2a.
          At the Password: Prompt <type> your password.

DESCRIPTION: This site is in the pilot phase to provided a database of
classroom materials for Advanced Placement Computer Science Courses.  
This project is an on-line collections of classroom materials specially 
selected to meet the needs of high school teachers of Advanced 
Placement Computer Science classes.  The materials have been 
contributed by high school computer science teachers and classroom-
tested. Teacher using The Longhorn Project are encouraged to browse 
the database and select materials to be downloaded on their own 
terminals for classroom purposes.  Categories of materials include:  
Lesson Plnas, Tutorials, Programming Assignments, Algorithms, and 
Questions for Homework and Tests.  In the future, it is conceivable that 
the materials from NSF workshop will eventually be incorporated into the 
database.  Since this is in the pilot stages, the system is not completely 
robust.   Feedback about the system is being sought.  If there are any 
problems using the Computer Science Database program or if you have 
questions or comments, you can contact: Lynn Rosier (

EXIT SEQUENCE:  Type L to Logout (system is menu driven).




DOCUMENT AUTHORS:  Sharon South, Sharon Huang, Meta Rousseau 

At the Telnet prompt type:  telnet or
At the Login prompt type:  suvm 
USERID: suinfo 

If no prompt, but a blinking cursor shows in the lower left corner of the
screen, type once more: suinfo 

BE PREPARED TO WAIT for this screen to be
replaced by the next screen. You have two options:  

1. Press RETURN / the HOME key.  
2. If this does not work, simply WAIT without doing anything.  
After a while, the next screen will come up, saying: 

		Welcome to SUINFO!  (etc).  

(For a more detailed guide, please see SAMPLE LOGIN below) 

DESCRIPTION:  ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center)

This file contains bibliographic information and abstracts for a variety
of educational documents from the Educational Resources Information
Center.  The documents could be journal articles, conference papers or
published research.  

EXIT SEQUENCE:   Type LOGOFF at any time. 

HELP ERIC, f1=Help, f2=Find, f3=Select 
Additional commands: Setup, Command, Suggest, Lock, Pause, End.  

1. General Interest
2. CWIS: Campus Wide Info. System
3. WOT: Network Accesible Resources 
4. Demonstration 
5. Application Development 
6. Testing New Applications 

At the Telnet prompt type:  telnet or
At the Login prompt type:  suvm 
USERID: suinfo 

Press the return key to pass the other two options (Password, Command). 
The next screen will come up:  

DMKLOG035E SUINFO not in CP directory

Enter one of the following commands 

LOGON userid 		(Example: LOGON VMUSER1)
DIAL userid 		(Example: DIAL VMUSER2) 

Type: suinfo 
and press RETURN 

The next screen will look like this:  

LOGMSG -23:03:09 LCL THURSDAY 02/11/93

You may see the following in the right lower corner of this screen: 
				 MORE...  SUVM
				(or HOLDING .....SUVM) 

If so, BE PREPARED TO WAIT for this screen to be replaced by the next
screen. You have two options:  
Press RETURN / the HOME key to move forward.  
If this does not work, you may have to re-enter the telnet site
and then, when you reach this screen again, simply WAIT AND DO 

The next screen may be one of these three. It will either say
A. "Welcome to Eric" 
B. "Welcome Suinfo" (this one seems to be the most common), or 
C. "Welcome to Prism".  

We will provide an example of the procedure to be followed in each

A. If the next screen says "Welcome to Eric", 
it will look like this: 

ERIC 		Search 			02/13/93 10:17

                            Welcome to ERIC

     This file contains bibliographic information and abstracts for a
     variety of EDUCATIONAL documents from the Educational Resources
     Information Center (ERIC).  The file contains all the ERIC data from
     1984 through the 2nd quarter of 1992 (approximately 250500 records). 

     You can search for items using one or more keywords from a variety of
     fields such as title, author, or abstract. 

|  For help conducting searches, contact the ERIC Clearinghouse     
|  &lt;ERIC@SUVM>; (ph: x-3640).  Report any technical 		
|  problems to Bhaskaran Balakrishnan &lt;BBALAKRI@SUVM>; 
|	(ph: x-1145). 

 -File selected; type HELP ERIC FILE for more information
  Type FIND to search this file. 
  Type SELECT to choose a different file. 
  f1=Help f2=Find f3=Select
  Also:Setup, Command, Suggest, Lock, Pause, End.

You are now ready to enjoy your ERIC search. By using the given 
commands on each screen, you can browse through this telnet site.  

The f3 command (f3=Select) will take you back to the SERVICES menu.  

If you are already in ERIC and want more information about this telnet
site, please bypass entries B and C and go to our description of the
SERVICE menu and its 6 options. 

B. If the next screen says "Welcome to SUINFO!", 
you will see this:
Welcome to SUINFO! You will now be able to perform online searches  
on all publicly available databases currently carried by PRISM. 
Before proceeding, the following may be noted: 

* You may use the SUGGEST command to send in 

* Certain databases cannot be searched because of licensing restrictions.
  You may search these databases by logging into SUVM the regular way.
* The PRINT COMMAND works to send search results back to yourself. 
  Choose the 'Another User' option and specify your email address as: 
  This feature has been installed on a test basis. 
*  You must type LOGOFF to EXIT PRISM

Would you like to continue? (Y or RETURN/N) 

Type "Y" for yes and press the RETURN key to continue.  
You will see one of three screens:  
B1."Welcome to Prism" (Providing the SERVICE menu), 
B2."Welcome to Suinfo", or
B3."Welcome to Prism" (Providing a list of two ACS files). 

B1. Welcome to Prism (Providing the SERVICE menu):

 Welcome to Prism             02/13/93 10:35
 File selection               40 files available
Select a file or service by typing its name below, 
or press the return key to see a list of all files, 
or type a category number to see a list of files 
in that category.

1. General Interest
2. CWIS: SU Events, SCIS, Job Ops, JOBNET, Housing,etc.
3. WOT: Network Accessible Resources
4. Demonstration
5. Applicable Development
6. Testing New Applications

Enter the name of the file you want.
To see a list of files, choose a category or press RETURN. 
f1=Help 	f3=End
Also:  Setup, Lock, Pause, End 

Now that you have reached the SERVICE menu, you may choose
one of six categories. If you are looking for ERIC, choose 
the first category (General Interest). For more
information on the SERVICE menu and its options, please
skip the rest of sections B and C and look in the next section 
for that description.

B2. In the second instance, you may see an "intermediate" screen:  
"Welcome to SUINFO!" and the screen will look like this:  

Welcome to SUINFO! You will now be able to perform online searches on 
all publically available databases currently carried by PRISM. Before
proceeding, the following may be noted: 

This account may be used for PRISM searches only.  Certain databases
cannot be reached because of licensing restrictions.  You may search 
databases by logging into suvm the regular way.  PRINTing, SENDing to a
userid or the WRITing to a computer file of your search results has been
disabled. Numerous error messages will be encountered if attempted! 

The next screen will show the SERVICE menu (as shown in section B1 of 
this document).
Once you have reached this SERVICE menu, you may choose any one of 
the 6 categories. If you are looking for ERIC, you will have to choose th 
first category (General Interest).

For more information on the SERVICE menu and its options, please skip 
the rest of sections B and C and look at the description of the SERVICE
menu below.  

B3. You may be "bumped" ahead and see a screen that says "Welcome to
Prism", listing two ACS files. In this instance, follow the directions as
outlined in section C.

C. If the next screen says "Welcome to Prism" and lists two ACS files,
then the procedure will be: 

Welcome to Prism		02/13/93
File selection			40 files available
Choose a file or service by typing its number or name below.

1.ACS News		ACS News and Notes Articles
2.ACS Newsline		ACS Newsline Articles Database

There are two files like ACS News
Enter the name or number of the file you want.
Type HELP followed by the name of a file for information about that file.
f1=Help		f3=End		f7=Previous
Also: Setup, Lock, Pause, End

If the f1 key is the only key that will respond, you may have to select
a file from this menu before you can select f3 (f3=select) to return to
the SERVICES menu. The same procedure as decribed below will work 
for both

The choice of one of the above two options, will lead to this screen:

ACS News		Search		02/13/93   09:54


This file contains the text of ACS News and ACS notes, newsletters
relating to computing ... (etc.)

Use the f3 key to return to the SERVICE menu.

Once you have reached the SERVICE menu, choose any one of the 6
categories. Choose the first category (General Interest) to find ERIC.


This category will provide a list of options that will cover more than one
screen. ERIC is one of the choices on the second screen.

Prism			02/12/93    18:26
File selection  	32 General Interest files available

1. ACS News		ACS News and Notes Articles
2. ACS Newsline		ACS Newsline articles database
3. Applications Catalog Catalog of SPIRES Applications for Consortium
4. Art Artists			SUART Artists subfile
5. Art Objects		Syracuse University Art Collection Objects
6. Audio Archive 		The Belfer Audio Archive's cylinder recordings
7. COMPUSTAT 		Annual COMPUSTAT Industrial Annual Da File 
8. COMPUSTAT PDE 	COMPUSTAT Prices, Dividends and Earnings 
9. COMPUSTAT Quarterly  COMPUSTAT Industrial Quarterly Data File 
10.Consortium People	People at SPIRES Consortium member 
11.Consortium Sites	SPIRES Consortium member institutions
12.CPC at S.U. (text only) Comprehensive Plan for Computing at S.U.
13.CSS Handbook		Counseling & Support Services Handbook

The menu of files continues on next page: press RETURN to continue 
Enter the name or number of the file you want.
Type HELP followed by the name of a file for information about that file.
f1=Help		f3=End		f7=Previous
Also: Setup, Lock, Pause, End

IF YOU DO NOT SEE THIS LIST, type "setup" and choose
no.1. or "PRISM" from the setup screen.

The setup screen looks like this:  

Setup selection 

You may establish default settings for Prism to use in the following areas. 
Choose which SETUP you want by typing its name or number below.

   1. PRISM	 Setup automatic file selection, preferred mode, etc. 
   2. SEARCH 	 Setup Personal Searches for use in this file

If your choice from this list is ERIC, the following screen will come up:

		Welcome to ERIC

Please refer back to section A for more detailed information about the
ERIC search.

If you would rather return to the SERVICES menu, use f3.

CATEGORY 2 (CWIS: Campus Wide Info. System)
This category will provide the following options:

Prism				02/13/93   06:53
File se12 SWIS: SU Events, SCIS, Job Ops, JOBNET, Housing, etc. files
available.  Choose a file or service by typing its number or name below.

1.  AHS Housing 		Service ALTERACTS Housing Service
2.  Art Artists 		SUART Artists subfile
3.  Art Objects 		Syracuse University Art Collection Objects
4.  CPC at S.U. (text only) Comprehensive Plan for Computing at S.U.
5.  CSS Handbook		Counseling & Support Services Handbook
6.  Job Opportunies	S.U. Job Opportunities Publication
7.  JOBNET Job		SU student part-time job information file
8.  SCIS Catalog		Course Catalog (1992-93)
9.  SCIS Schedule		Time Schedule of Classes 
10. SCIS Syllabus		Course Syllabus Abstract
11. SU Events		S.U. Events Schedule
12. Weather Forecast	A.L.F.A. Weather Forecast

Enter the name or number of the file you want.
Type HELP followed by the name of a file for information about that file.
f1=Help f3=End f7=Previous
Also:  Setup, Lock, Pause, End 

If the F1 key is the only key that will respond, you may have to select a
file from this menu before you can select F3 (F3 = Select) to go back to
the SERVICES menu.  

CATEGORY 3: WOT (Network Accessible Resources) 
This category will provide the following information: 

File selection		4WOT:Network Accessible Resources files 
Choose a file or service by typing its number or name below.
1. IRG				Internet Resource Guide
2. WOT Discussion Groups   	Database of Electronic Discussion 
3. WOT LISTSERV Groups	BITNET Discussion Groups 
					[LISTSERV LISTS file]
4. WOT notes			Database of Network accessible 	

Enter the name of number of the file you want
Type HELP followed by the name of a file for information about that file.
f1=Help      f3=End 	f7=Previous
Also:  Setup, Lock, Pause, End 

If the F1 key is the only key that will respond, you may have to select a
file from this menu before you can select F3 (F3 = Select) to go back to
the SERVICES menu. 

CATEGORY 4 (Demonstration) 
This category will list the following options: 
Prism                           02/13/93 07:06
File selection			4 Demonstration files available 

Choose a file or service by typing its number or name below.

1. Biblio Profile		Profiles for Biblio applications
2. Biblio Sample		Sample Bibliographic Application
3. Restaurants			SPIRES guide to restaurants
4. United States		Facts about the states (Demo file)

Enter the name or number of the file you want.
Type HELP followed by the name of a file for information about that file.
f1=Help		f3=End		f7=Previous
Also: Setup, Lock, End

If the F1 key is the only key that will respond, you may have to select a
file from this menu before you can select F3 (F3 = Select) to go back to
the SERVICES menu. 

CATEGORY 5 (Application Development) 
This category will provide the two possibilities: 

 Prism 				02/13/93 07:12
 File selection 		2 Application Development files available
 Choose a file or service by typing its number or name below.

1. Prism Profile	Programmer's decription of a Prism application
2. Screen Definer	Screen Definer

Enter the name or number of the file you want.
Type HELP followed by the name of a file for information about that file.
f1=Help		f3=End		f7=Previous
Also: Setup, Lock, Pause, End

If the f1 key is the only key that will respond, you may have to select a
file from this menu before you can select f3 (f3=Select) to go back to the

CATEGORY 6 (Testing New Applications) 
This category will provide the following options:

Prism			02/13/93   07:15
File selection		2 Testing New Applications files available
Choose a file or service by typing its number or name below.

1.  BOTH-L 		Discussion Notes BOTH GUI 
			Discussion Group Archive (BOTH-L@SUVM)
2.  CSS Handbook	Counseling & Support Services Handbook

Enter the name or number of the file you want.
Type HELP followed by the name of a file for information about that file.
f1=Help		f3=End		f7=Previous
Also: Setup, Lock, Pause, End

The first option on the above menu (BOTH-L Discussion Notes) is 
and you will need a password to enter.

If the f1 key is the only key that will respond, you may have to select a
file from this menu before you can use f3 to return to the SERVICE menu.


The authors of this document strongly recommend the use of ERIC. It is
simple to login, search and exit. Clear directions are given at the
bottom of each screen. 

Graduate students in Education will find ERIC helpful for doing research.
Since a fee is usually charged for doing ERIC searches in university
libraries, conducting your own searches will save both time and money! 

For help call the ERIC Clearinghouse at 443-3640 
or contact ASKERIC:

To report technical problems contact:

Jhychum Wang JINWANG@SUVM      x-2134


TELNET SITE NAME:	The Cleveland Freenet



LOGIN SEQUENCE:    It asks you the following:

              Are you: 
                1. A registered user
                2. A visitor

             Please enter 1 or 2:    (enter 2)

            Would you like to:
              1. Apply for an account
              2. Explore the system
              3. Exit the system

            Please enter 1, 2 or 3:   (enter 2)

You then receive some more information about the site and  then 
you are given a menu.  	

The Cleveland Freenet is a very comprehensive and 
user-friendly telnet site.  It contains an enormous number of complete 
historical documents including the Magna Carta, the U.S. Constitution, and 
the Declaration of Independence. It also contains a vast amount of infor-
mation about the Arts, Science and Technology, Medicine, Education, 
Business, and provides and up to date news service.  One section, of 
particular interest to educators is the Academy One, which is an NPTN  
experimental program designed to meet the information and 
communication needs of students and educators.

Type "x" to exit the system at nearly anytime.  It is not hard to exit the 

The basic commands are explained in the introductory section each time 
you log on.

The basic commands are:
	x=exit freenet
	q=quit a file or section
	p=go to privious menu
	space bar=continue scrolling
	m=main menu
	go help=extended help that is very comprehensive and includes 	
			searches and file transfer directions

SAMPLE LOGIN:   The following is an excerpt from the Science and 
Technology section...


   This simulated space shuttle launch is a telecommunication simulation 
designed to assist school students in learning more about the space 
sciences and about telecommunications.

   At the core of the launch is a permanent full-scale mock-up of a space 
shuttle (called the "Centennial") complete with "Mission Control," which is 
located at University School in Shaker Heights, Ohio (Cleveland area).  
During this particular launch student "astronauts" will enter the mock-up 
and fly a very detailed and quite realistic 10 hour mission.  For example, 
Centennial astronauts during this mission have been selected by NASA to 
talk directly via amateur radio with real astronauts in orbit flying shuttle 
mission STS-37.

   Other schools around the country and the world will be taking various 
roles in this simulated mission.  This includes schools in California and 
Finland who will be alternate landing sites (weather stations), and an Ohio 
school which will be serving as a solar disturbance observatory.

Shown 53%, press <SPACE> for more, 'q' to quit, or 'h' for help                                                                                   

Coordination and communications between the shuttle's mission control 
and the other schools is conducted through the Cleveland Free-Net.  
Electronic mail is sent back and forth, hourly reports are posted, even real-
time electronic "chats" occur between mission control and its support 

Of even greater importance, however, each "mission" becomes the 
culmination of weeks of educational build-up.  Classes in science, 
mathematics, even English and reading are geared to the forth- coming 
"launch."  Students construct their own weather instruments and other 
equipment, acquire computer skills, and sharpen organizational skills to 
help them fulfil their part in each mission.

   The contact person for this (April 9th) launch is Bob Morgan 

   The next launch will be a one school-day simulation on May 17th The 
contact person is Linda Delzeit ( 
End of File, Press RETURN to quit                                                                                


This Telnet site is definitely one of the easiest to log on to, one of the 
easiest to use, and one of themost comprehensive in terms of a variety of 
information available.  So it is a great telnet site for the rookie on the 
Internet as well as a great resource for the veteran user.


TELNET SITE NAME:	Dartmouth College Library On-line System


				Jim Hagon

LOGIN SEQUENCE:	Type   telnet
			(this will put you in the opening screen)

DESCRIPTION:	DCLOS lists information about nearly all items
owned by the Library in its nine locations. Other on-line
services include: world factbook, MLA biography, full text of 33
Shakespeare plays, electronic dictionary, encyclopedia, the
Bible, a portion of MEDLINE and more.

EXIT SEQUENCE:		Type   bye

ACCESS COMMANDS:  The main menu at the bottom of the screen
looks like this 

 Type one of the following commands, or type HELP for more

FIND   - to search  SELECT FILE - to change files  BYE - to quit
BROWSE - to scan indexes   CONNECT - to use systems outside  

When you type only the command the system will usually prompt
you for the next piece of information to complete the command. 
You can also type  HELP  for more information.  If you type 
EXPLAIN <command>  you will get further explanation about the
command.  The on-line help is very good compared to most systems.

Two other items that will be very helpful in your exploration:

Type  EXPLAIN USER GUIDE    This displays the same guide
       that is distributed at Dartmouth College Library.

Type  SHOW NEWS   This displays information about new developments 
in the On-line System.

To search for items you can use the BROWSE and FIND commands
followed by an index name, such as  AUTHOR, TOPIC, GENERAL, or
TITLE, and the words you want to search for.  After  you have
completed the search using FIND use the DISPLAY command to look
at retrieved items.

SERVICES:  The following is a list of services available

Search DCLOS catalog for research material.  This includes
   information about books, maps, sound recordings, musical scores,
   manuscripts, video recordings, computer programs and archival
   material.  It also contains information about journals,
   magazines, newspapers and government documents.

RLIN Eureka, an on-line library catalog that complements
   DCLOS and is especially valuable for in-depth research.

CIA Electronic World Factbook  1991 version
MLA biography, which is an index to the current literature
   in the fields of linguistics, folklore and literature
   (Dartmouth students, faculty and staff only)
complete text of 33 Shakespeare plays and all of his sonnets 
American Heritage Electronic Dictionary 
   (Dartmouth students, faculty and staff only)
Grolier's Academic American Encyclopedia
   (Dartmouth students, faculty and staff only)
portion of MEDLINE 
   (Dartmouth students, faculty and staff only)
DARTMED (Dartmouth students, faculty and staff only)
PILOTS - Index to literature on traumatic stress
CORK - Index to literature on alcoholism and substance abuse
PHOTO RECORDS - listing of a photographic record of
   Dartmouth College life

You can also connect to other systems through a gateway such as:

     American Mathematical Society's e-MATH system  (E-MATH)
     Tri-Colleges: Bryn Mawr, Haverford, Swarthmore  (TRIPOD)
     Tuft's Library System  (TUFTS)
     ALEPH - Israel  (ALEPH)
     AMIGOS - US-Mexico  (AMIGOS)
     Konstanz University - Germany  (KONSTANZ)
     University of Michigan's Weather Underground (WEATHER)
     Colby College Library  (COLBY)
     University of Maine Library  (MAINE)
     Indiana University's Library  (INDIANA)
     Lunar & Planetary Institute  (LPI)
     Oceanic Information Center  (OCEAN)


Using the file CATALOG.



B1  INTERNET..................................................    11 items
B2  INTERNETS.................................................     1 items
B3  INTERNETWORKING...........................................     6 items
B4  INTERNETWORKING-AND-ADDRESSING............................     1 
MANAGEMENT......     1 items
B6  INTERNETWORKING-WITH-TCP-IP...............................     1 items
       ARCHITECTURE...........................................     1 items
B8  INTERNET-COMPUTER-NETWORK.................................     4 items
B9  INTERNET-SYSTEM-HANDBOOK..................................     1 items

     type   FIND  B1

Result S1: 11 items in the CATALOG file.

1. Human Rights Int... Human Rights Internet newsletter Serial
2.                     Human Rights Internet reporter   Serial
3.                     Internet system handbook / Cataloged
4.                     Three views of the internet ; ed. by... On order
5. Krol, Ed.           The whole Internet : user's guide & ... 1992
6. Tennant, Roy.       Crossing the Internet threshold : an... 1993
7. Kehoe, Brendan P.   Zen and the art of the internet : a ... 1993
8. Sherman, Mark St... A network package for the Macintosh ... 1986
9. Kehoe, Brendan P.   Zen and the art of the Internet : a ... 1992
10                     Human Rights Internet directory: Eas... 1987
11. Brock, Jack L.     November 1988 Internet computer viru... 1989

     type  DISPLAY  LONG  5

This will give you the complete catalog list for the book 
The Whole Internet by Ed Krol.

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Connect to another system.

     type   CONNECT  OCEAN   (to connect to OceanicInformation Center)

                            *** WARNING ***
   You are now trying to access a system at another site.  You are no
longer under the control of the Dartmouth Online System.  Please read
all instructions carefully.
   If at all possible, please exit from the other system with ITS exit
command.  If you still have trouble returning to the Dartmouth Online
System, type LOGOFF to get back.
   If you see a "telnet> " prompt, this means no connection could be
made.  Type "quit" and you will return to the Dartmouth College Library
Online System.

Attempting to connect to Oceanic Info Center (U. of Delaware)

This will take a little time to connect with the other system so
don't hit your keyboard at all until you see the next message.


     type  your name in

             The SPAN::OCEAN Network Information Center

                    Created and Maintained by

                    The University of Delaware
                    College of Marine Studies
                        Lewes, Delaware

 Is your terminal or emulation package capable of
 supporting TEKTRONIX 4010 GRAPHICS ? (Y or [N])

     type  N

OCEANIC - Ocean Network Information Center

0  What's NEW in OCEANIC?

1  WOCE Science Information  (menu)
2  WOCE Program Information  (menu)
3  Data Information (menu)
4  Who's Who - electronic and mail addresses (menu)
5  Research Ship Schedules and Information  (menu)
6  Message to OCEANIC  (1 screen)

? = FOR HELP    T = tree diagram of system    $ = Logoff

from here you can do what you want.  When done type  '$'  to
logoff and return to the Dartmouth system.

SPOTS OF INTEREST:    There are 33 of Shakespeare's plays listed
in full text with search capabilities similar to the catalog
system.  The CIA Electronic World Factbook is very current and
gives vast geographic information about 264 countries, dependent
areas and other entities.

HELPFUL HINTS:    When connecting to another system write down
the exit command from the other system so you can get back to
the Dartmouth system.




DESCRIPTION:  E-MATH is primarily for math educators and
professionals.  It provides on-line access to employment
opportunities, software, and a variety of math publications.  The
American Mathematical Society (AMS) maintains and supports e-Math.         

1.  Employment and post-doctoral listings as found in the latest
	issue of Employment Information in the Mathematical Sciences.
2.  On-line CML(Combined Membership List) database
3.  On-line version of AMS newsletter
4.  On-line version of the Directory for e-Journals, Newsletters,
	and  Academics Discussion Lists
4.  Gopher and WAIS searches
5.  Math Review  author lookup
6.  Math document delivery system
7.  TeX software list available by ftp
1.  At login: prompt type: e-math
2.  At password prompt type: e-math
3.  At the TERM prompt, press return if your terminal is a vt 100
	or select other terminal types from the selection above the TERM
4.  Press q for e-math main menu or press return for release notes
	and hints.

1.  Press 0 (zero) to exit e-math.

Q to quit
R to redisplay
0 (zero) to exit e-math
esc to toggle between menus
<return> to continue to next page

Tenet> telnet
Connected to
Escape character is '^]'.

Ultrix Worksystem V2.1 (Rev. 14) (e-math)

login: e-math

Possible e-MATH terminal types: vt100, vt200, vt300, vt400,
    vt50, vt52, xterms, sun, adm3, ampex

TERM = (vt100) 

terminal type is vt100

	This is the American Mathematical Society's e-MATH
   system for electronic communication and information delivery

	Unauthorized access to this node is strictly prohibited.

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			 PRESS q for MAIN  MENU

		PRESS RETURN for Release Notes and Hints

        				e-MATH SERVICES

 [0] EXIT                                 [8] SUGGESTION BOX


 [3] SOFTWARE                             [11] DIRECTORY OF LISTS



 [6] MATH REVIEWS SUBMISSION              [14] HELP


FRIENDLY ADVICE:  e-Math has a wealth of information for math
professionals who are willing to take the time to explore the site.  A
guide for accessing TeX macro packages is available through e-mail. 
Select (3) Software from the main menu.  There is a charge of $14 per 
page for the Math Document Delivery System. 


TELNET SITE NAME:  FDA Electronic Bulletin Board


DESCRIPTION:  The FDA electronic bulletin board contains
information regarding the Food and Drug Administration.
This information includes its actions, congressional
testimony, news releases, consumer information, information 
on AIDS, and information on veterinary medicine.  This 
telnet site is very friendly.  Anyone interested in 
exploring the site will find it easy to use.

SERVICES:  The services available appear on a menu as 
-News releases
-Enforcement Report (weekly recall list)
-Drug and Device Product Approvals list
-Centers for Devices and Radiological Health Bulletins
-Text from Drug Bulletin
-Current Information on AIDS
-FDA Consumer magazine index and selected articles
-FDA Federal Register Summaries by Subject
-Summaries of FDA information
-Index of News Releases and Answers
-FDA Federal Register Summaries by Publication Date
-Text of Testimony at FDA Congressional Hearings
-Speeches Given by FDA Commissioner and Deputy
-Veterinary Medicine News
-Upcoming FDA Meetings
-Import Alerts
-On-Line User's Manual (This is very helpful)

1. At login prompt type: bbs (Be sure to use lower case)
2. First time users will need to answer a few questions
	to become a registered user
3. For registered users: 
	At login: Type: bbs;
Type: First name and last name
(There can be a long wait before the request for the 
  password appears. Be patient. The system is checking
  for your name.)
Type: Password (password used when you registered)

1. Type: QUIT at any BBS COMMAND prompt.

ACCESS COMMANDS: Type 'help' at the BSS COMMAND prompt to 
get this display.
>Topics	Displays a list of available topics
>Info		Displays details on the current topic
>Info all      	Displays above details on all Topics
>Help	Lists BBS commands permitted
>Quit		Logoff the BBS
>Read	Displays full text of documents
>Scan 	Lists documents in a selected Topic
>Search	Finds documents with the keyword or keywords
	     	you specify
>Page	Toggles screen scrolling
>[name]	Selects the [name] as the current topic

1. At the Tenet prompt, type: telnet
	Connected to
	Escape character is '^]'
2. At first login command, type: bbs
3. Read each question that follows and answer them in order
	to become a registered user.
4..You will be told that you are now a registered user and
	messages about technical support, system access from various
	locations and usage notes will be available.
5. See *friendly advice* for further advice on using this

FRIENDLY ADVICE:  Most of the information at this site is
only available for the  current *month*. Then the articles
go into an archive and can be requested by phone. Just use
the index search to find the older articles.  When entering
a BBS COMMAND use capital letters or lower case. Use these
commands to investigate the various topics.



Read is a command that executes the topic Manual.
The manual will appear on screen and you can turn on a
logging session to receive it on your computer.
There is a sophisticated keyword search available as well as
is the use of the wildcard, *.  For instance,' drug*' will
find you any reference available with drug as part of its
name.The manual explains the keyword search capabilities
quite well.

DOCUMENT AUTHOR: Sue Vasser &lt;>;


TELNET SITE NAME:	Federal Information Exchange (FEDIX)



				(February 15, 1993)

LOGIN SEQUENCE:  At login type FEDIX.  The first time you login you will 
be asked the following questions:  name, organization type, school, 
department, address, phone.  In addition, you will be asked if you will 
access through Internet and your Internet address.  You will pick a 

DESCRIPTION:  F.I.E. is an on-line information service that links the 
higher education community and the federal government to facilitate 
research, education, and services.  The system provides accurate and 
timely federal agency information to colleges, universities, and other 
research organizations.

EXIT SEQUENCE:  Each menu has an option that will bring you back to 
the previous menu or the main menu.  When you wish to logoff 
completely, press the zero key (0).

ACCESS COMMANDS:  No special commands are necessary.  Every 
menu gives complete directions.  By selecting appropriate menu options, 
you may begin at the F.I.E. Main Menu and work your way through various 
intermediate menus to a desired sub-menu.  Help screens are available 
and can be viewed by typing a question mark (?).  An electronic bulletin 
board feature allows you to send and receive messages to and from the 
system operator. 

SERVICES (Main Menu):  The F.I.E. database is organized under a series 
of branching menus.  Main menu options include the following:

1   	FEDIX - FEDIX provides information on federal agencies.  The 
Department of Energy (DOE), the Office of Naval Research (ONR), the 
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the Air Force 
Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR), and the Federal Aviation 
Administration (FAA) are providing comprehensive education and 
research-related agency information.  The National Science Foundation 
(NSF), the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), and 
the Department of Commerce (DOC) are providing minority assistance 
information exclusively.

The FEDIX database includes information on federal education and 
research programs (including descriptions, eligibility, funding, deadlines); 
scholarships and grants; available used government research equipment; 
new funding for specific research and education activities from the 
Commerce Business Daily, Federal Register, and other sources; minority 
research and education programs.  Additional government agencies are 
expected to join in the future.

2	MOLIS - MOLIS (Minority College and University Capability 
Information) provides the latest information on black and hispanic colleges 
and universities including scholarship information.

3	HERO - HERO (Higher Education Resources and Opportunities) 
provides free access to information from colleges and universities on 
scholarship grants, fellowships, conferences, faculty, and student 
development, research opportunities, partnerships, initiatives, and other 
opportunities for minorities and women.  All U.S. colleges and universities 
are invited to participate in HERO to announce programs, special services, 
financial assistance, and other opportunities for minorities and women.  At 
the present, only Johns Hopkins University and the University of Virginia 
are participating.

8	FIE Notices - This is a place in the database for information to be 
posted for users.

9	Download FEDIX/MOLIS Files - Only Kermit downloads and Ascii 
viewing of files are available to Internet users.  To download files via the 
Internet one must use Anonymous FTP.

0	Exit


1.   At the "Federal Information Exchange" Main Menu, select #2, Minority 
College & University Capability Information (MOLIS).

2.   At the "MOLIS On-Line Information Service" menu, select #2, 

3.   At the "Scholarships and Fellowships for Minorities and Women" 
menu,  select #1 (DOEd's "Higher Education Opportunities for Minorities & 
Women-Annotated Selections").

4.   At the "DOEd's Higher Education Opportunities for Minorities and 
Women's menu, select #5 (Undergraduate opportunities by academic 

5.   At the "Undergraduate Opportunities by Academic Areas" menu, select 
#4 (Education).  You will see a five page list of scholarships.  Then it will 
take you back to "Undergraduate opportunities by academic areas).

6.   Press the zero key (0) and then press the return key to exit the MOLIS 

7.   Press the zero key (0) and then press the return key to exit the 
Federal Information Exchange database.

FRIENDLY ADVICE:   This telnet site is very user friendly.  You can find 
information about conferences and opportunities for the educator as well 
as programs for students.

There is a dial-in number for technical assistance (301) 975-0103.  The 
help line for problems and comments is staffed Monday through Friday 
from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm Eastern Daylight time except on federal holidays.  


TELNET SITE NAME: Geographic Name Server


DOCUMENT AUTHORS:  Kim Burry and Gay Dickerson

LOGIN SEQUENCE:   After connection to the site is made there is no
specific login sequence.

DESCRIPTION:  The Geographic Name Server gives geographic 
information for U.S. cities, counties, and North American places by name, 
state/province or zip code.

EXIT SEQUENCE:  To exit, type exit, stop, and quit, logout, or control - D.

ACCESS COMMANDS:  When you see the dot  .  type your query.  For 
example, if you want information on Gretna, NE,  type Gretna, NE.  If you 
simply type Gretna, you will see that the screen scrolls by too quickly to 
read. You must be specific if possible.  You may also type in zip codes 
and you will receive information on the place.

Type help or ? for assistance.

SERVICES:  The following is a list of the information you may receive:

     0  <city name>
     1  <county FIPS code> <county name>
     2  <state/province abbreviation>  <state/province name>
     3  <nation abbreviation>  <nation name>
     A  <telephone area code>
     E  <elevation in feet about mean sea level>
     F  <feature code>  <feature name>
     L  <latitude DD MM  SS X>  <longitude DDD MM SS X>
     P  <1980 census population>
     R  <remark>
     T  <time zone>
     Z  <postal ("ZIP") code>


     1.  At the  .  type in  Boystown, NE.
     2.  You will receive the following information the screen:

        0 Boystown
        1 31055 Douglass
        2 NE Nebraska
        3 U.S. United States
        F 45 Populated Place
        L 41 15 40 N 96 07 54 W
        Z 68010

FRIENDLY ADVICE:  Remember to type the state as well as the city to 
narrow your search.  Otherwise, if there are many city names the same as 
the one you are searching for, scrolling occurs making it difficult to read 
the information.

Direct question or comments to Tom Libert, or 
phone (313) 936-3000.


TELNET SITE NAME: 	Georgia College EduNet
UPDATE EDITORS: 	Cynthia Garrett
                 			Hsien Hu

SYSTEM MANAGER: 	Barbara Monnet


        At system prompt,
        Type in: telnet 
        Press <return>
        Here comes your first prompt from the system:
        C)ontinue   Q)uit 
        Hit 'C' to continue exploring GC Edunet or
        Hit 'Q' to quit and exit the system.  
        After hitting 'C', you will meet prompts asking for your
        user ID and password.  New users need press <return> for
        both prompts to get into GC Edunet register procedure.            
        Registration is required for all users.

        The following questions need to be answered to complete
        Press <return> after each data input
        Full name 
        Password to use
        Street address 
        Telephone number 
        Type of computer 
        School System 

        The user will then be issued an user ID number,
        which will be used along with the user choosed password 
        to login next time.

DESCRIPTION: A large collection of online resources for K-12 educators,
including Internet directories and on-line texts, CNN and Newsweek
Curriculum guides, a software evaluations library, Georgia's Quality 
Core Curriculum, a multimedia file exchange for Macintosh, Apple II,
Apple IIgs, IBM, and Amiga platforms, and more. 

ACCESS COMMANDS: Basic command options are shown at the bottom 
line of each screen.  
They are:

       Options while viewing Main Menu:
       L)ogoff M)ail H)elp O)ptions >

       Options while viewing Sub Menus:
       L)ogoff P)revious menu M)ain menu H)elp 

       Options while viewing Text/Stax:
       C)ontinue D)ump X)modem O)ptions H)elp E)xit >exit

       To acces command,  hit the letter befor each bracket ')' 
       e.g.  L)ogoff   M)ail    H)elp    O)ptions >
             Hit letter 'L' for Logoff, 'M' for Mail, or 'H' for Help, etc.

SERVICES: There are seven major directories under main menu. They 

        1. About GC EduNet- 
        Information about Geogia College Education 
        Network and its services, including Chat, NREN, and 
        text documents.  !2 items many with submenus. 
        2. Curriculum Guides- 
        Current lesson ideas for use in conjunction 
        with Cable News Network and Newsweek, plus CNN archive.
        3. Quality Core Curriculum- 
        Information on the state of Georgia's Core Curriculum.   
        4. Organizations- 
        Other organizations which support or may be accessed 
        on the GC EduNet, including teacher associations, public      
        library services, and upcoming conferences.
        5. Conferences- 
        This is a list of information on future conferences 
        available for the support of educational purposes. 
        6. Late breaking News- 
        Current events on GC EduNet events.  This section includes 
        NASA news, the National Weather Service, and Top-Ten
        7. Libraries- Software and curriculum materials

NEW FEATURES:  As of 9/17/92 members of GC EduNET have the 
opportunity to particpate in a "real time" chat with someone in in 
GCEduNet office.  According to the moderator, this chat feature is 
designed to "give information about how to do something, how to solve a 
problem or just to tell us how great we are."

         Procedures to get into chat mode: 
         1.  select 1 under main menu--about GC Edunet
         2.  select 2 under submenu--Chat with GC Edunet guide
         3.  select 1 --about chat<text>
                    2 --Holler fer a guide              
         4.  exit by type ^( shift-6)

        Once an user registers, a sample search is very easy 
        to conduct.  After entering your ID number and 
        Password, The main menu appears on as well as command
        options to go through the network. 
         Main Menu looks like this:

        1. About GC EduNet 
        2. Curriculum Guides 
        3. Quality Core Curriculum 
        4. Organizations 
        5. Conferences 
        6. Late breaking news 
        7. Libraries
        L)ogoff M)ail H)elp O)ption > 

        Now enter your choice from 1 to 7 and press <return>. 
        A submenu will appear and allow you to search through 
        this directories for specific information or guides which
        may be downloaded for use in the classroom. 
        Or, you may type H for help for other available system        
EXIT SEQUENCE:  Go to menu screen with L)ogoff command option
                		Type 'L' and press <return>

        GC Edunet is an extremely user friendly network to use. 
        It is a good place for beginning Telnet explorers to begin. 
        Follow the directions on each screen and to ask for help
        when needed by typing 'H', or using the on-line e-maile,
        or telephone calling 912-453-5121. Have patience, any wait 
        is worth the time.




DOCUMENT AUTHORS:	Jody McQuillan, Keith Rutledge, Raul Davila

-To log in, type:  "Gopher"  at log in prompt.  There will be no 
password.  You will automatically be allowed entry.

-Once in, you will see :
                    Internet Gopher Information Client v1.03

                       Root gopher server:

      1.  information about Gopher/
      2.  BASUN, The SUNET Info Server/
      3.  Databases via telnet/
      4.  ECHO (through SWITCH) <TEL>
      5.  Ebone Information/
      6.  Electronic Newsletters & Journals (
      7.  Eurogopher mailing list index <?>
      8.  Eurogopher mailinglist/
      9.  Infoservers in European Countries/
      10. International Library Services/
      11. Internet Users' Glossary(from SLU) <?>
      12. Library of Congress <TEL>
      13. Nordic Information Services/
      14. Nordic Internet Libraries/
      15. Other Gopher and Information Servers/
      16. PD Software FTP Archive/
      17. Phone Books and E-Mail addresses/
      18. Requests for Comments (RFC)/
      19. Selected Library Services/
      20. Subject Tree/
      21. Veronica (search menu items in most of GopherSpace)/
      22. Wide Area Information Services databases/
      23. World Wide Web/
Press ? for Help, q to Quit, u to go up a menu 

	Gopher is a resource location service.  It contains 
directories of libraries and databases all over the world.  
Through it's porthole one can locate database listings of 
information, get an overall picture of where to look for the most 
current and pertinent information on a topic, and gain entry to 
many other telnet sites.

-To leave a site or to exit from gopher you will need to do the 
       _type  "end"  and the site will say "good-bye" some sites       
          ask you to type "q"
         (it may return you to gopher)
       _to leave gopher, simply type "q".

-Other helpful commands: (listed under ? help screen)
 m = return to main   <cntl>-L= redraw screen   
			<space bar>=go previous
-To move the arrow to desired location type the number and press 
 (This may scroll the screen to a blank, except for the words MOVE 
LINE TO: and then the number you entered.  Press return again to 
accept that one. (You may not see it move to that subdirectory.)
   i.e.: to select # 19 type: "19" and press <return> to select.

Once in # -->  19. Selected Library Services/" you will see:

                    Internet Gopher Information Client v1.03
                           Selected Library Services
      1.  CARL <TEL>
 -->  2.  The Electronic Library/
Press ? for Help, q to Quit, u to go up a menu   

-To select the next directory you need to type the number and 
press return, or use the arrow controls if your computer allows 
       i.e: type 2, press <return> to get The Electronic Library/.
Once in #2 The Electronic Library/ you will see:

                             The Electronic Library
      1.     Network Information/
      2.  A  General Works/
      3.  B  Philosphy, Psychology and Religion/
      4.  D  History: General and Old World/
      5.  H  Social Sciences/
      6.  J  Political Science/
      7.  K  Law/
      8.  L  Education/
      9.  N  Fine Arts/
      10. P  Language and Literature/
      11. Q  Science/
      12. R  Medicine/
      13. S  Agriculture/
      14. Z  Bibliography. Library Science/

Press ? for Help, q to Quit, u to go up a menu

-To select #4 type "4"  and <return>.or use the arrow controls if 
your computer allows it.
-At this juncture you will see:
                      D  History: General and Old World

 --> 1.  DS  Coombs Papers - ANU Thai Yunnan WAIS Index <?>
     2.  DU  Coombs Papers - ANU Pacific Manuscripts WAIS Index<?>

If you select #2 the screen stays the same but you get the 
following message at the bottom:
Index word(s) to search for: __
for example type:
        Index word(s) to search for:  whaling

you will se the following:
       DU  Coombs Papers - ANU Pacific Manuscripts WAIS Index: 

 -->  1.  pmb-0209.txt   /wais/PAMBU/.
      2.  pmb-0298.txt   /wais/PAMBU/.
      3.  pmb-0299.txt   /wais/PAMBU/.
      4.  pmb-0681.txt   /wais/PAMBU/.
  . . . and a total of 40 articles on whaling. 
Select #1 and you will see:

[This document last updated: Jan 1992]
These records are available via WAIS and anonymous ftp from 
Coombspapers at (
Pacific Manuscripts Bureau
Australian National University, GPO Box 4, Canberra ACT 2601.
	What follows is a description of the source. 

	To move around in Gopher just type "u" to move up a 
directory.  To move down a directory use the arrow keys or type 
the # and return.  For example you could type "u" twice and that 
would bring you back to the:

                    Internet Gopher Information Client v1.03
                           Selected Library Services
-->   1.  CARL <TEL>
      2.  The Electronic Library/

Select item #1 and you will see:

Now connecting to
Escape character is:  '^]'

                                   Welcome to CARL System
Please identify your terminal,  choices are:   
(You'll see a list of 9)
       * I was successful with both Apple/IBM  and vt100

-You will then be connected to a different site and commands and 
tools will be site specific.  (see listing for CARL)

CARL offers access to the following groups of databases:

               1. Library Catalogs
                       (including Government Publications)
               2. Current Article Indexes and Access
                       (including UnCover and ERIC)
               3. Information Databases
                       (including Encyclopedia)
               4. Other Library Systems
               5. Library and System News

*I found that I could not gain entry to the encyclopedia with my 
ID # or with my bitnet address. As of November 1992 ERIC access 
has been restricted.

FRIENDLY ADVICE:   Within the Euro networks, I found it difficult 
to use the commands that they advised.  Example -down arrow would 
not allow me to maneuver through the documents.  I had to press 
<return (something the computer didn't like , because it squeaked 
at me, but I was able to read all the documentation that way.  
Also "q" and "u" didn't work to leave this site.
	At Most sites the "q" and "u" commands did work.  As of 
spring 1993, the arrow keys or selecting the # and typing <return> 
seemed to work.  
	Some sites do not display the full text of an article. One 
line is displayed at a time after each <return>.  However I had 
success in downloading the file and then reading it.
	Instead of reading a lengthy article, advance at least 2 
pages into the article. At this point, type "q" to quit the 
article. You will be given the option to mail the article, type 
your internet address, and press return. As long as you stay in 
sunic, every time thereafter saves will be automatically to your 
	This site is huge, I suggest if you want to really get a 
feel for the site then go to "1.information about Gopher/" and 
download the site map (33K file).


TELNET SITE NAME:  Ham Radio Callbook


DESCRIPTION:  The Ham Radio Callbook is primarily for ham operators.
However, anyone seeking the address or callsign of a ham operator 
can use this handy national directory .  It provides on-line access to
the information from several key word approaches.  

SERVICE:  To provide the callsign and address of a particular ham 
operator or to provide a list of ham operators at a particular
location.  The service will search for a name and return the complete
address and callsign of the name if the person is a registered ham

1.  Login at the tenet> telnet 2000
2.  You will see on the monitor:  Trying
3.  Next on the monitor will be:  Connected to
4.  Followed by the message:       Escape character is '^]'.
					Type 'help' for help
5.  The prompt will look like this:  >>
6.  For a list of commands type:   help  

   (after typing help you will see:)

Available commands: 
     call [filters] callsign   - lookup callsign
     city [filters] city       - lookup city
     help [command]            - get help on command
     info                      - get info about server
     more rows                 - set number of terminal rows
     name [filters] surname    - lookup last name
     quit                      - exit the server
     set name|data|raw|addr    - set the display mode
     zip [filters] zipcode     - lookup zip code

Available regular expression filters:
     -c   filter by callsign
     -f   filter by first name
     -l   filter by last name
     -a   filter by street address
     -z   filter by zip code
     -t   filter by town
     -s   filter by state (or province)

For more information about the regular expressions, at the >> type:
     help regexp

7.  Type a key word at the >> prompt for desired information.
    Example: >> zip 79735  (information about operators in zip 79735)
    or at the >> call (and type known callsign to get information)
	User can scroll to the end of the file or type "q" any time to 
    get back to the >> 

1.  Type quit at the >>.

FRIENDLY ADVICE:  The Ham Radio Callbook has a wealth of 
information and is very easy to use.  There is no password or special login 
code.  All a person needs in order to use the service is the address of the 
directory and the desire to secure informations about a ham operator in 
the U.S.A. 



TELNET SITE NAME:  	IPAC Extragalactic Database

                (Please do not use the old address )


CONTACT		G. Helou, B. Madore or M. Schmitz (818) 397-9594

DOCUMENT AUTHOR:   	Emil Biga   ( 1992)
				Janey Wang (1993)

REVISED DATE:		Feb. 14, 1993

		Type 'ned' and you are in (No password needed)

TERMINAL TYPE:	VT100 (or 102, 200, 300 series)

SEARCH STRATEGY:	This is an object-orirented database, It contains
top, middle, and buttom menus.  The 'Help' command is always available
to you. This is a very user friendly database.

EXIT SEQUENCE:	^X (control X ) will always END THE SESSION and 
DISCONNECT the user.
ACCESS COMMANDS:	Some useful commands are for your reference.

^E ........... EXECUTES THE TASK defined by the input on the
current screen.
^X ............END THE SESSION and DISCONNECT the user.
^B ............Moves back to the PREVIOUS MENU when in a Menu.
^B (If there are data entry needed)
     ............ CANCELS ALL INPUT when IN A SCREEN WHICH 
	REQUIRES DATA ENTRY. Thus typing ^B twice will cancel input 
	and back up one menu.
^H ............ Provides concise HELP on the current screen of 
			the interface.
^L ............. REDRAWS (or refreshes) the current screen.
^R ............. RETURNS the session back to the TOP LEVEL MENU.

* Please Note:  Address changed on Sep. 21, 1992
	Do not use the old address (

research-supported program which conducted at the Infrared Processing 
and AnalysisCenter(IPAC), Jet Propulsion Laboratory, and California 
Institute of Technology, under contract with the National Aeronautics and 
Space Administration. 
	NED is open to the astronomical community world-wide.  It is an on-
going effort, funded by NASA  to make available over computer 
networks  the rapidly accumulating literature on  EXTRAGALACTIC  

	The NED service is made possible by  Science Operations Branch,
astrophysics division, Office of Space Science and Applications, and
National Aeronautics and Space Administration.                            
	This interface connects you to an object-oriented database,  built
around  a master list of  EXTRAGALACTIC OBJECTS  for which  CROSS-
IDENTIFICATIONS of names  have  been  established, ACCURATE 
AVAILABLE POSITIONS  entered and some  BASIC DATA  collected.   
This interface  allows you to search this master list, and retrieve  
BIBLIOGRAPHIC REFERENCES  associated with the objects, 
	This system will respond to simple requests in about 15 seconds;
long lists of objects or references may require 1 to 3 minutes.   This
interface assumes that you have a VT100 terminal, or VT100 emulation. 
(VT102, and members of the VT200 or VT300 series will also work)

	At present NED contains extensive CROSS-IDENTIFICATIONS for 
over 200,000 objects -- galaxies, quasars, infrared and radio sources, etc. 
NED provides POSITIONS, NAMES, and BASIC DATA (e.g. 
1983 to 1989, derived by NED for several journals since January 1990.  
The  ABSTRACTS are collected by NED from several journals since 1988, 
The NOTES are from major catalogs such as the RC1, MCG, Hubble 
Atlas, etc.


	After login through typing 'ned', a wecome note will show on the
screen.  After you type the 'return' key, there will be three (top, middle
and buttom) boxes shown on your screen.  

	Top  screen contains different search topics.  You can either use
the arrow keys to move up/down and left/right or you can type in numbers.
But don't forget to push 'return' key.  The top menu loos something like:

0:NED News     2:Objects      4:Environment  6:Tutorial    8:Batch Job   

	1:What's NED?  3:Literature   5:Coord Calc   7:Comments   
	Middle  screen contains the information you will read under the
category you choose.

	Bottom screen contains the commands those you will be using such 
		^E=Execute           ^H=Help            ^T=Next value 
              	^B=Abort data entry  	RETURN=Next field      
	At the beginning of each serach, you will be asked:

	Do you want to get the search result by mail? YES/NO              
	E-mail address:  ________________________                         
	Would you like the NED interface HELP files mailed to you? 

	You can choose to have your search result send to you by mail or
not.  Use ^T (ctrl T) to inverse YES or NO value.  You can type in your
E-mail address and you will receive the result by E-mail.

	After type in the answers, you need to type ^E (ctrl E) to get out
of the question loop and go to the top menu to choose the category you
want to search.

	In each category there are different sub menus for you to do your
search.  You can always use the arrow key to move around. If you want to
go to other category,  ^R (ctrl R) will  take you to the  top menu. And
remember to type the 'return' key.  

	If you are interested in astronomical objects, you will enjoy this
user-friendly object oriented service.  Make sure you have a specific
research idea ready.  All the results will atuomatically be sent by mail to
you, so you don't have to worry about saving it.  


 	Information System for Advanced Academic Computing



                COMPUTER REQUIREMENTS:  Dial in access to ISAAC 
requires you to have an IBM PS/2 or PC, a modem, and communications 
software.  Configure your communications software to emulate 
a VT100 terminal.  I had trouble using the Internet Access, 
so if you are not able to read the entire screen upon entering ISAAC or if 
you are unable to use your arrow keys to select a topic, I suggest you 
access ISAAC directly by dialing 1-800-237-5551 (if inside the local 
Seattle area or outside the United States, call:  1-206-543-3761)

                NOTE:  You must be a subscriber to use ISAAC.  You cannot 
                be a guest.  Therefore, once you are connected to ISAAC, you 
                will be asked to register as a subscriber.  To do this, type 
                "register" in lower case as your access code.  Once you have 
                registered, you will be sent an access code and password by 
                mail in a few days.  Always remember to type your access 
                code and password in lower case!

                  ISAAC provides information for IBM users about software 
                and hardware for instruction and research in higher educa-
                tion.  ISAAC is funded by IBM and operates at the University 
                of Washington.  Access is free to all faculty, staff, and 
                students currently affiliated with an institution of higher 
                education.  It is possible to access ISAAC via modem or via 
                the Internet computer network.

EXIT SEQUENCE:	          q = Quit
                			Q = Logout

ACCESS COMMANDS:  Single letter commands are used to perform 
                all functions in ISAAC.  Most are lower case, however, some 
                are upper case or require the CTRL (control) key to be 
                pressed in combination with a letter.  Some useful commands 
                are as follows:

                ? = Displays Help
                c = Displays list of commands
                m = Make an entry
                r = Reply to an entry
                e = Edit and update entry
                d = Delete an entry
                s = Save an entry
                S = Send entry to net ID
                z = Search forum
                i = Display information about databases
                + = Select database
                q = Quit
                Q = Logout

                USING THE HOT KEYS
ISAAC's "hot keys" are those command keys used to move you quickly 
from one service to another.  The capital letters F, D, U, and I will take 	  
you from the current screen to the Forums, Databases, Utilities, or 	 
About ISAAC immediately.  The capital Q is enables you to end your 
current ISAAC session from most screens.  Using these hot 
 keys to move through ISAAC will minimize the amount of time 
spent moving through the layers of the system.

 SERVICES:  	ISAAC offers four basic services:  Forums, 
                Databases, Utilities, and About ISAAC.  Each of these serv-
                ices may be selected from the ISAAC Main Menu.

                1)  FORUMS (Press "F") - The forums are ISAAC's "bulletin 
                board", or discussion area where users exchange information.  
                ISAAC's forums contain both general interest and academic 
                discipline topics.  These forums are places where IBM users 
                share ideas and ask questions about computer use in higher 
                education.  There is also a forum (Ask ISAAC) where you can 
                place entries related to your use of ISAAC.

                2)  DATABASES (Press "D") - The databases contain reference 
                information for users to browse and download.  ISAAC's 
                databases contain reference information pertaining to com-
                puter use for instruction and research.  This information 
                includes items such as software descriptions, software 
                reviews, and project descriptions.  The Database List shows 
                you the names of each database on ISAAC.  When you choose 
                Databases, you will see the following list:

                 I S A A C  -  D a t a b a s e   L i s t                                       
                Select database(s) to search by moving the cursor to a 
                desired database and pressing '+'.  After choosing data-
                bases, press <Enter> to search.      
                                                               Page 1 of 2
                  IBM Research Solutions (research software abstracts)                         
                  Software Package Descriptions                                                
                  General Information                                                          
                  Professional Societies                                                       
                  Project Descriptions                                                         
                  Disability Resources - Products                                              
                  Disability Resources - Support Groups                                        
                  Chemistry Curriculum                                                         
                  Economics Curriculum                                                         
                  Electrical Engineering Curriculum                                            
                  English Curriculum                                                           
                  Mathematics Curriculum                                                       
                  Physics Curriculum                                                           
                  Psychology Curriculum                                                        
3)  UTILITIES (Press "U") - The Utilities section contains 
ISAAC's system and user services.  ISAAC's Utilities are a 
selection of system tools intended to enhance and simplify 
your use of ISAAC.  Each utility has its own function and 
its own set of instructions.  You can use the Utilities to 
change your password, create a personal signature file, to 
view the file of saved ISAAC entries, or to transfer files 
between your system and ISAAC.

4)  ABOUT ISAAC (Press "I") - Presents a menu of topics and 
information to help you use ISAAC!  About ISAAC contains 
topics intended to help you personalize your ISAAC sessions 
and to assist you in customizing your ISAAC account.  About ISAAC 
 also provides users with an on-line copy of the User Guide. 
Select About ISAAC any time you need detailed information 
specifically about the ISAAC system.

                Alge-Blaster Plus                                                              

                Academic category: Academic Skills                                             


                Alge-Blaster. Plus is designed for students who have                       
                not mastered skills and concepts taught in most first year,                
                high school algebra courses. It helps students understand                  
                concepts and apply skills in first year, secondary algebra.                
                Topics covered are: Integers, operations,                                  
                monomials/polynomials, factoring, equations, systems of                    
                linear equations, algebraic fractions, radical expressions,                
                quadratic equations, and  graphing. Five learning activities               
                are included:  Learn - interactive tutorial; Solve - problem               
                solving; Translate - translating between words and algebraic               
                expressions; Graph - graphing coordinate pairs, slopes and                 
                lines; and Game - reinforces graphing skills. An editor                    
                enables instructors to add problems to Solve.                              

                Software Information                                                           
                    Current Version: N/A                                                       
                    Release Date: 12/89                                                        
                    Copies Sold or Distributed: N/A                                            
                    Level: Developmental                                                       
                    Davidson & Associates, Incorporated                                        
                    P.O. Box 2961                                                              
                    Torrance, CA 90509                                                         
                Available From                                                                 
                    Davidson & Associates, Incorporated                                        
                    P. O. Box 2961                                                             
                    Torrance, CA 90509                                                         
                    (800) 545-7677                                                             
                    Single Edition: $49.95                                                     
                    2-Disk Teacher Pack: $59.95                                                
                    5-Disk Lab Pack: $149.95                                                   
                    Network Version: $2349.95                                                  
                Instructional Support                                                          
                    Contact Publisher, Contact Author                                          
                Technical Support                                                              
                    Contact Publisher                                                          
                Technical Information                                                          
                    Operating Environment: PC, PS/2                                            
                    Operating System: DOS                                                      
                    Program Memory Requirements: 512KB                                         
                    Disk Requirements: Available on 3.50"                                      
                    or 5.25" diskettes                                                         
                    Monitor Requirements: N/A                                                  
                    Network Version Available                                                  
                Publicity Recognition                                                          
                    Curriculum Product News, January, 1990                                     

                Entry last revised: 04/18/91                                                   

                                  * * *   E n d   o f   e n t r y   * * *  

                If you find an entry you would like to keep for your 
                own reference, you can save the entry in a file called 
                isaac.txt or send the entry to your network ID.  This file 
                can be later downloaded to your own system.  Downloading and 
                uploading functions are located in Utilities.

                PROBLEMS:  Contact the ISAAC office if you have questions: 
                (206) 543-5604  or send a message to isaac@isaac.engr.wash-



  	Knowbot Information Service
  INTERNET ADDRESSES:  185  185  185  185
 	Knowbot is an useful information service for locating
someone with an Internet address.  Knowbot does not
have its own "white pages" recording internet users like a 
telephone book. However, Knowbot can access to other
information services that have their own "white pages"
and search for you.   Commands to operate knowbot service 
are easy but not very user friendly to first time users.  

Knowbot serves as a gateway for internet users in remote hosts by
sending searching commands to find someone in internet, receiving the
searching results and presenting results in a uniform format for the
user.  However, very often the Knowbot search is fruitless, because
of the incomplete information of internet users.

Listed below are remote host accessible to Knowbot.  They all have
their own users information pools.
  	At system prompt, type  	telnet 185
  	   systemprompt> 		telnet 185
 	To exit Knowbot, type “quit” at the Knowbot prompt.
  	To enact command, type the command at Knowbot 
	  e.g. >help

  	Access commands of Knowbot include:
		to print a summary of Knowbot commands on 

		to print an on-line manual of Knowbot on screen

		to exit Knowbot information system

		to start searching a name of person with internet 
		e.g. >Krol

		to list all Knowbot accessible hosts

  	   >service [hostname] 
		to narrow the search service on a specific host 
  		e.g. > service nic

  	   >org [organization]
		to narrow the search service on a specific 
		e.g. >org University of Illinois

  	   >country [country name]
		to narrow the search service on a specific country
		e.g. >country US
  	1.  telnet to Knowbot at system prompt
  		systemprompt> telnet 185  
  	2.  specify the organization of the person to be searched
  		> org university of Illinois 
  	          and/or you may specify the host service
  		> service nic
  	3.  type in the name to start searching
  		> krol

     	4.  You may get the following result:

  	  Name:		Ed Krol
  	  Organization:    	University of Illinois
  	  Address:	   	Computing and Communications Service 
			   	Office,195 DCL, 1304 West Springfield 
  	  City:	   		Urbana
  	  State:	   	IL
  	  Country:	   	US
  	  Zip:	   	   	61801-4399
  	  Phone:	   	(217) 333-7886
  	  E-Mail:	   	Krol@UXC.CSO.UIUC.EDU
  	  Ident:	   	EK10
  	  Last Updated:	27-Nov-91
  	5. exit Knowbot	
  	   > quit
  	Since there are no complete recordings of all Internet
	users, it is better not to expect to locate every internaut
	through Knowbot.  However, the more you know about 
	the person you want to locate, the easier the searching 
	process, because you can narrow the search by specifying 
	organization, country, or host of the person to be 
  	searched, which will save you a lot of time.

             	     			Irma Garza



	Liberty High is a Collaborative Partnership among 5 High
Schools, 4 Universities, & NYSERNet.  It is designed to help
students "Bridge the Gap" between high school and college by
allowing electronic visits to colleges and providing a BBS for
questions about admission requirements, college life, financial
assistance and other student concerns.
The site serves  as a gateway to on-line admission
information at Cornell, New York University, SUNY
Binghampton, and University of Rochester.  
Ask Liberty Hi functions as a simulated High School
guidance counselor.  Teens can seek answers to
both philosophical and pragmatic questions. Homework 	
questions (facts and statistics) are discouraged.
Menus and prompts are very clear, but because
each University has its own log-in sequences, menus,
services and commands, this site is probably most
appropriate for an intermediate user or a student with an
experienced guide.

SERVICES:      There are two activities available.
                     1. Admissions information for Cornell, New York
                        University, SUNY Binghampton, and University
                        of Rochester.
                     2. Ask Liberty-Hi:  A question and answer format.
                       Postings of previous questions and answers are archived
                       and easily available.  There is a simple key word or 
                       phrase search function. 
               Plans are underway to make Liberty Hi a GOPHER interface.

LOGIN SEQUENCE:     telnet
                     1. login:    <Type>  librtyhi
                     2. password: <Type> librtyhi
                     3. Escape Character is ^]

EXIT:		1. Return to Main Menu by entering 99 at each sub-menu.
                	2. Type 99 to exit.  

      From  the main menu:
           <cr> = Hit return (or enter)
      When reading postings:
            Press (q) and press <cr> to stop reading postings
            or press <cr> to continue reading.
       When entering a question:
            Press <ctrl> d when you have completed the message.
        When visiting college sites:
             Instructions vary at each site and need to be written down.

          1. At login: enter librtyhi
          2. At password: enter librtyhi
          3. At Main Menu enter: 3 (Ask Liberty-hi) and press <cr>
          4. At Ask Liberty-hi Menu
              enter: 1 (Read postings) and press <cr>  
           5. At Read Posted Questions and Answers Menu
               enter: 1 (Read entries starting with the last) and press <cr>
           6. Prompt giving number of archived questions and answers
           7. Enter <cr> to continue reading.  
                  Option to continue <cr>
                  Quit (q) and <cr> will come up periodically.
           8. Enter (q) and <cr> to stop reading.
                  At prompt enter 99 to stop reading entries.
           9. At Read Posted Questions and Answers Menu
               enter 99 to Stop reading entries.
          10. Enter 99 again to Return to Ask Liberty-hi menu
          11. At Ask Liberty-hi Menu enter 99 to return to Main Menu
          12. At Main Menu enter 99 to Exit LIBERTY HI

FRIENDLY ADVICE:  This site is most appropriate for students seriously
looking at college. Exploring Liberty High with a guidance counselor could
help students discover the type information that is usually considered
when thinking about college options. Response to posted messages is
thorough and often includes text references for further information.
Questions and answers are posted from most recent to oldest.  This can
make reading slow.  At this writing (April 1993) there are 43 questions
and answers archived.  The most recent is dated December 1, 1992. None 
of my questions were ever answered. Because of this problem, students 
may prefer the University Admissions options. Cornell on-line was easy to 
use and appealing to my students. This is a relatively new project, and
suggestions and ideas for improvement are encouraged.  Schools and
individuals wishing to become more involved can contact Marion French at 

DOCUMENT AUTHOR:	Cynthia Garrett


TELNET SITE NAME: 	Library of Congress (partial holdings)


This is a public accessible database which contains all the cataloging 
records as distributed by the LC Cataloging Distribution Service.  It is 
not the same as the Library of Congress Catalog.  Yet it is very useful 
for finding records, publications, and archives in the Library of 
Congress.  This sites utility is somewhat limited by not having a subject
search command.

Educators can search this database for items in the Library of Congress 
collection. These are the types of searches available. 

Type of Search                   Description                   
    Author        To find authors, composers, performers, illustrators,
                   conferences, and corporate authors.
    Title             To find a work by title, or generic title.
    CALL NUMBER    Assigned Classification Number        
    ISBN           International Standard Book Number  
    ISSN           International Standard Serial Number    
    LCCN           Library of Congress Catalog Number   
    REFERENCE      Additional Reference Numbers          

1. When at a UNIX prompt type:
		<telnet> and either following internet address,  and press <return>
2. No password or id is needed, if there is space at the site you 
	will be logged on. Access is limited to 30 minutes during peak 

1. Make sure you are at the main search screen, if not type <B> to 
	get to this screen.
2. then type <EX> and press <return>

These are the commands which are useful for educators.  When on 
screen help is needed type <?> and <??> for more information.  You will 
see this screen:
                              PUBLIC ACCESS HELP

                               #    Available Help

                               1  General Help
                               2  Subject searching
                               3  Title searching
                               4  Author searching
                               5  Call Number searching
                               6  Searching by Control Numbers

Type a  LINE # and press the (RETURN) key for more information.
Type <B> and press the (RETURN) key to go back to the previous 
You may enter a new search at any time.

Here are the various commands:
                              All commands are not case sensitive.  

    KEY                  DOES THE FOLLOWING

    DELETE   < X |     Erases one character to the left
    (CTRL)'Z'          Exits
    B                  Backs up to the previous screen
    A=                 Starts an author search
    T=                 Starts a title search
    C=                 Starts a call number search
            Using A, T, or C (no =) will bring up a prompt for author, 
            title, or call number search.  Using the = sign in the 
             search takes one directly into the search.  Use the = sign 
             with no spaces around the sign.
    1-9                Selects a specific line number for information
    PRINT              Prints the screen using an attached printer

      ST                   Start Over
      N                    Go to the Next Screen
      P                    Go to the Previous Screen
      ?                    Brief help information
      ??                   Detailed explanation of the system

                        WHEN A TITLE IS DISPLAYED

      B                    Backup to the previous screen
      1-4                  Select a line number for more information
                           about the item or subscription.
      (RETURN)             Display additional titles or holdings
      F                    Display the full title record
      M                    Display the detailed title record

      ST                   Start over
      ??                   Display this explanation of the system

SAMPLE LOGIN: _____________
1. access the site and you will see:

    Tenet> telnet
    Connected to
    Escape character is '^]'.
    Connecting to the DRA copy of the LC-MARC catalog, please wait...
    Please use DEC VT100 emulation, continuing.

2. after several informational screens you will get to the main search 

Data Research Associates, Inc.                         Guest Access

Select a command option from the following list.  Enter the code between
the <> characters and press the (RETURN) key after entering the 

   <A>uthor      To find authors, composers, performers, illustrators,
                 conferences, and corporate authors.
   <T>itle       To find a work by title, or generic title.
   <EX>it        To logoff
   <N>ext page   To do other types of searches
   <NEW>         Read what's NEW in this catalog

   Records in this database originating with the Library of Congress are
   copyrighted by the Library of Congress except within the U.S.A.

   This service is not affiliated with the Library of Congress.
   Mail comments, or suggestions to CATALOG@DRA.COM

Enter your command or search below and press the (RETURN) key.

3. If you choose the author search you will get:

                                AUTHOR SEARCH
    Enter the author, composer, performer, corporate author, or 
    conference you want to find and then press the (RETURN) key.
       Enter the author's last name first, followed by their first name.
       Only enter as many characters of the name as you know.
       Proper capitalization and punctuation are NOT required.

    For example:
           Twain, Mark
           Digital Equipment Corporation
           Computers in Libraries Conference
       For a shortcut, you can also enter the search in one command.
           A=King Stephen

    Type <??> and press (RETURN) for more help.

4. I typed <Jackson, William Henry> who was a pioneer photographer of 
American west.  This was the result:

  #  titles   --------------------- Authors -------------------
   1   1     Jackson, William Henry.
   2  35     Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
   3   1     Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942. Ancient ruins in 
   4   1     Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942. Colorado.
   5   1     Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942. Rocky Mountain railroad 
Enter:  Line #    (1,2,3, etc.) to see works associated with your search.
       <N>ext screen                           <B>ackup
       <P>revious screen                       <ST>art over
       <LIM>it search                          <EX>it

4. I then typed <2> to look at the 35 references on Jackson, William 
Henry, 1843-1942.
What followed were several screens on the various articles in the 
collection.  Original photographs in the collection from 1871 to 1901 
were described.

                             (Record 5 of 35)

             Author: Hayden, F. V. (Ferdinand Vandeveer), 1829-1887.
      Title: The Yellowstone National Park, and the mountain regions of
              portions of Idaho, Nevada, Colorado and Utah / described
                      by Professor F.V. Hayden ... ; illustrated by
                chromolithographic reproductions of water-color sketches
                      by Thomas Moran, artist to the expedition of 1871.

              Notes: "As to my own share in the work... I have confined 
myself to a short account of the discovery of the Yellowstone region, and 
of its natural features, together with concise description of the 
illustrations"--Pref. by Hayden.
        Notes: Howes, W. U.S.iana (2nd ed.), H 338
        Notes: McClinton, K.M. Chromolithographs of Louis Prang, p. 159
        Notes: LC copy specially bound, with 10 mounted photographs by
                      Henry Jackson bound in at end.
              Notes: Source: Purchase, June 13, 1991.
   Publication Info: Boston : L. Prang and Company, 1876.
  Phys. Description: v, 48 p., [15] leaves of plates : 15 col. ill., 2 
maps ; 55 cm.

           Subjects: Yellowstone National Park.
           Subjects: Rocky Mountains.
           Subjects: Mountains--West (U.S.)

	Try to login at night when access is easier, and time limits are 
not imposed.

DOCUMENT AUTHOR: 	Keith Rutledge


	The Lorain County Free-Net
	  The Lorain County Free-Net is a community based network in 
Lorain County, Ohio.  The major categories for bulletin boards are:  
Business, communications, community, computers, education, 
government, health, libraries and social services. Most of these topics 
have a strong community orientation. Of particular interest is the 
Education Center,  where files from the Academy One project are 
available. Also in this area, you will find several discussions centered on 
telecommunications and education. Overall, the free-net has a fairly easy 
to use menu based interface which makes it quite accessible to the novice 

	In addition to the discussion areas mentioned above, the registered
user will also have access to Internet Relay Chat, e-mail, telnet and local
library services.

	For new, unregistered users:
	  1. 	  Telnet to the address listed above.
	  2. 	  You will be informed that a connection has been made, and
		that the escape character is ^]. At this point,  it may take the
		system a while to give you a login prompt. If it takes over a
		minute or so, break the connection and try again.
	  3. 	  At the login prompt, type "guest".  *Note: As you will read
		later, telnet connections to the freenet may be rather slow,
		taking up to 15 seconds to echo the characters you type. Be
		patient, and as soon as the complete word is visible, press
	  4.	  A password is not needed for guest login, so the first thing
		you see is a screen describing your access privileges. 
		 *Note: At the bottom of the screen, you will be prompted to
		press return to quit. This is a potential point of confusion.
		Pressing return will now cause you to quit the freenet, but
		rather to move on from this screen. Equally ambiguous is the
		next prompt, which appears in the same place as soon as
		return is pressed... now you are asked to press return to
		continue. Do it.
	5.	  You will now see a series of introductory screens. Page
		through these using the spacebar until the system asks you 
		to press return to continue. Pressing return will land you in 
		the main menu.

	Enter the letter "x" at any prompt. Usually you will be asked to verify
	your decision to leave the net, but from the main menu the 
	command will be carried out immediately.

	  Navigation through the free-net is accomplished with an easy to 
use menu system. On any given menu, the most common commands will 
be displayed by default.  The following are the most useful navigation

	m	-returns you to the main menu.
	p	-returns you to the previous menu.
	?	-displays a list of commands.
	h	-displays a help file.
	x	-exits the system completely.

  You may move to the different discussion areas in one of two ways.
1. From the menu, enter the number of the area you wish to move to.
2. From the system prompt, type the word "go" followed by a space and
the name of the area to which you wish to move. These area names are
listed on the menus.

	For more detailed help information, type "go help".

1.  Telnet to or
	  You will see the telnet escape message followed by “SunOs Unix
	(freenet) “ and the word "login".
2.  Type the word "guest"
	Use either the enter key or spacebar to navigate through the 
	following screens, as prompted by the system.

	While the Lorain County Free-Net may have important resources 
and an easy to use interface, the telnet user may find it of limited value 
due to the speed of the connection. In each of several sessions in March 
and April, 1993, the system was always *extremely slow*.  Expect to wait 
up to 15 seconds for a single character to echo in the menu seconds, 30 
seconds in the bbs, and pauses of up to 30 seconds during individual 
screen displays.  Once entered, commands take some time to execute, 
particularly in the messaging areas. Occasionally,  you may need to press 
the enter key a second time to begin execution. 
	I am blaming the slow speeds on the telnet connection itself. I made
the long distance call to connect directly with the free-net, and the service
was as fast as could be expected for a 2400 baud modem. The telnet
connections were made at different times of day, from morning to late at
night and on weekends, and the service was slow on each occasion. 



	Martin Luther King, Jr. Bibliography


	The MLK Bibliography file contains approximately 2,700 
	bibliographic references pertaining to Martin Luther 
	King,  Jr., and the civil rights movement, especially 
	the Black freedom struggle. References include works 
	and speeches about and by Dr. King. Verification of 
	citations and updates on included works are continually 
	being refined by the Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project.
	Staff encourages users to send their comments and suggestions.

	A wealth of information on the Afro-American struggle 
	for civil rights and freedom in America can be gleaned 
	from the MLK bibliography.  Many celebrated and renowned 
	individuals are listed in the citations.

	1. Telnet to the address listed above.  You will be 
	   welcomed to the Stanford Data Center.
	2. At Account? prompt, type: Socrates  
	   You will be connected to Socrates, the catalog of 
	   the Libraries of Stanford University.   
	   Descriptions of the END and HELP commands are given.
	3. At OK to proceed? prompt, type: YES
	4. At Type of terminal?  prompt, type:  VT100 
	  (If this is not your terminal type, type:  HELP,  
	   for a list of 91 fully and partially supported 
	   terminal types that the computer at Stanford 		
	5. At YOUR RESPONSE prompt, type:  select mlk

	You are now in the MLK Bibliography.  You have several 
	options at this point on how to proceed.  Let your interest 
	be your guide!

	Type:  END
	(N.B.: There is no safety net, so when you END your session, 
	 you are immediately logged out.)

	You have several options to access MLK Bibliographic materials.
	You can find files by:
	A   AUTHOR of material
	O   ORGANIZATION as author
	T   TITLE of work	
	D   DATE of material
	C   CLASS of material
	S   SECTION of the Guide
You can type HELP for assistance on how to use any of these commands.

	1.  Telnet
	2.  Account?  socrates
	3.  OK to proceed? YES
	4.  Type of terminal?  VT100
	5.  YOUR RESPONSE: select mlk

	This site is very user-friendly.  At any point you desire 
	further information or assistance on operation options, 
	simply type HELP. The system even has a handy Search Hints 
	option which explains how to locate various files.  Options
	include BROWSE, FIND and Boolean Operation commands.  A 
	SUGGEST command enables users to send comments, 
	suggestions, or questions about the MLK Bibliographic Index.  
	Commands at this site are not case sensitive and can be 
	abbreviated, such as, "h" for HELP. When you END your session 
	the system lets you know how long you were logged on.



                   			 A Virtual Reality Adventure Game



               When the system asks for a login, 	type: guest (NO CAPS!)
               When it asks for a terminal type, 	type: vt100
               When it asks which program, 
		select tiny type 			by typing: tt
               After you receive some welcoming text and the request
               "Please enter your command:" 	type: connect guest

         MicroMUSE is a combination of real-time "chat" group and role-
    playing science fiction game.  The user can enter the 24th century
    world of MicroMUSE and meet many other characters who inhabit the
    space colony.  MicroMUSE may be useful as an activity for acquainting
    a student with computer networking as well as an excercise in
    creativity where students can communicate, explore, and even design
    their own corner of the microworld.

               Any time you wish to exit MicroMUSE type: QUIT (ALL CAPS!)


               Say   -makes your character communicate with others
                     for example:  say Hello Spark   -this can be
                     abreviated:  "Hello Spark   -note no closing "
               Pose  -abbreviated:   :"waves goodbye  -this would appear
                     as:  "Guest waves goodbye."
               Look  -allows you to look at an object in the area
                     for example:  Look intercom  -will be followed by text
                     describing the appearance of the intercom.
               Go    -allows you to move to any of the posted exits
                     for example:  go out    -moves you out.

              (after "connect guest")

      Cyberion City Transporter Receiving Station
      The bright outlines of the Cyberion City Transporter Station slowly
      come into focus.  You have beamed up here from one of the Earth
      Transporter Stations.  You are among the adventurous and moderately
      wealthy few who have decided to visit Cyberion City, the largest
      space city in the solar system.
      Obvious exits:

      <type> INF
      The information officer looks at you and says, "Hello there, Guest1!"
      and directs your attention to the large black screen at the front of
      his desk.  Words are forming there...

Welcome to Cyberion City II. I have several paragraphs of information
 for you.  At the end of each paragraph you may type the number of the
next paragraph to go on.  At any time, tou may reread an old 
paragraph by typing that number instead, or you may type 'Out' to leave 
this room.
      Now type '1' to go on--.

      Read all the information.

The city is divided into 12 circular sections, numbered 0 to 11.
Each section  is divided into 8 pie wedges, or Arcs, numbered 0 to 7.
If you were to go'out' of Information into the lobby and then'out'
again you would be outside in an area labaled <Sec 0 -Arc 7>.  When
you are outside you can use the four primary directions to move 
around the city: Port<P>, Star<B>oard, <S>pin, and <A>ntispin.  <P> 
takes you one section closer to Sec 0 while <B> takes you one section 
closer to Sec 11.  <S>pin takes you around a section towards a higher 
numbered Arc while <A>ntispin moves you towards a lower numbered 

      The Main Transportation Spine (MTS) runs the length of the city and
      is located between Arc 0 and 7.  In several of the Sections a directory
      can be viewed by typing 'look directory' while in the MTS.

       Apart from the role-playing fun, the real areas of interest for
       teachers is Section 1.  Find this by choosing the 'out' exit until
       you are given the Starboard exit option. Type 'b' and you should be
       in section one.  Using the 's' or 'a' commands move yourself to the
       MTS where you can view the Sec 1 directory.  Explore Sec 1 by
       selecting the given exit options and 'look'ing at the items in the
       rooms and buildings you enter.  

Points of interest are: Section 1...
       Arc 2- Science Center -Puzzles, Mathematica
       Arc 7- University Annex- Mathematical Puzzles

       If you lose track of where you are type 'out'.  You will be told
       where you are and be given exit options.  Sometimes the system is
       slow-- just repeat your command.  Finally,  the permanent characters
       are very helpful.  Ask anyone on-line for help.


	Netfind User Lookup

	This site is designed to help finding network users' 
	information.  Given the name of a person on the Internet 
	and a rough description of where the person works, 
	Netfind attempts to locate information about the person.  
	The name can be a first, last, or login name, but only one 
	name can be specified.  The keys describe where the 
	person works, by the name of the institution and/or the      
	city/state/country.  It's menu-driven, one can learn it 
	very quickly by looking at the help.

	The primary services are mentioned above.  It also 
	provides "seed database lookup" to narrow down the 
	domains searched.

	1.  At the system prompt, type:  telnet
 		or telnet
	2.  At the login prompt, type: netfind
	Go to the main menu and choose "5. Quit".

	Since it is menu-driven, you just choose from menu and 
type in the search keys.

	1.  At the system prompt, type:  telnet
 		or telnet
	2.  At the login prompt, type: netfind, you will get a 
		welcome screen and the main menu.
	3. Choose "2. Search"
	4. The system will ask you to enter the person and keys 
to search, type information you have about the person.  For 
example: "Enter person and keys (blank to exit) --> ymchen ssc 
gov dallas".  (explanation: ymchen is the user ID, ssc is the 
company name, gov means the company is a government 
organization, the location is in Dallas.)  The more keys you know 
about the person, the more you can narrow down the search.
	5. You will get a list of domains to search, select at most 3 
proper domains to search.
	6. Wait for the search, then you will get the information 
and a summary like this:
        Login name: ymchen                      In real life: Yen-Min Chen
        Directory: /home/slug/ymchen            Shell: /bin/csh
        Last login Tue Nov 24 09:26 on console
        Mail last read Mon Apr 19 19:36:40 1993
        Project: SDC DAQ Simulation

- Among the machines searched, the machine from which user
  "ymchen" logged in most recently was,
  on Tue Nov 24 09:26.
- The most promising email address for "ymchen"
  based on the above search is
Continue the search ([n]/y) ? -->
	7. The system will ask you "Continue the search?", 
answer "y" if you do not get the right person and want to 
continue search.  If you do not want to continue this search, 
answer "n" to discontinue it.
	8. Once you discontinue the search or the search ends, the 
system appears the prompt "Enter person and keys (blank to 
exit) --> " again.  You can now search for another person or hit 
the <return> key to exit search and go back to the main menu.
	9. Choose "5. Quit" from the main menu to quit the 

	Look at "1. Help" of the main menu to learn more about 
how to search.

DOCUMENT AUTHOR: Hsiao-Shan (Sharon) Huang




DESCRIPTION:  Newton is an educational BBS sponsored by the 
Argonne National Laboratory Division of Educational Programs's.  The
purpose of this   BBS is to promote the networking of teachers and
students and the exchanges ideas.  This site is primarily aimed at
teacher in the science and math field .   Any novice should be able
to navigate this BBS.  

SERVICES:   It has most the features of any BBS.  The group menu
selection and teaching topics menu will be of interest to all
teachers.  In particular the discussion submenu choice from the
group menu has many interesting choices, such as, "Ask A
Scientist", "Teacher talk on Science, Math and Engineering", etc.. 

LOGIN SEQUENCE:  Login as cocotext.  At the Menu select item 1
(specify your signon name).  First time user  will need to signup
for using the BBS by typing 'new' at the signon prompt.

EXIT SEQUENCE:  Return to the main menu and select 5 (signoff).

ACCESS COMMANDS:  All commands are menu choices.  

SAMPLE LOGIN:  Once you Telnet to Newton you see a login which you
should respond to with "cocotext" and press enter key.  Next you
will see a tile page with two menu choices near the bottom of the
screen.  Your choice here is to enter number 1 and press enter key. 
You will now be ask for your sign on name (enter your login name or
new if first time user).  Next you will enter your password.  After
this you will get a screen of notes and  at the bottom will be your
menu choices.  Your menu choice are:

 1) System  2) Personal   3) Group  4) Teacher Topics  5) SignOff. 

You are on your own to explore the BBS from here on.

FRIENDLY ADVICE:  One thing you can do is real time chat with someone
on line.  ESCape will generally back you out.

DOCUMENT AUTHOR:  Kenneth Higdon


	NICOL:  JvNCnet Network Information Center On-Line


	This site is designed to provide full access to information to 
	members of JvNCnet.  Guests have the ability to see the
	information on screen, but are not allowed the ability to mail or
	save the data. JvNCnet stands for John von Neumann Computer
	Network and is located at Princeton University. It maintains a 
	direct connect to the NSFnet. I would categorize this site as 
	very user-friendly. 

	This telnet site has a great deal of information, however, there 
	are many references to the anonymous ftp portion of the network.
	Most of the files visible at the telnet site may only be obtained
	via the ftp connection. I consider the telnet site to be a 
	sampler of the ftp site.  (ftp  login: anonymous
	password: your e-mail address, cd to "nicol".)

	One major section of the telnet site that is beneficial to educators
	is the section which contains an online, full text version of
	Meckler's Electronic Information Service (called MC(2) ). All
	documents are keyword searchable.  Areas of interest include
	Libraries, CD-ROM, Database, Networking, Multimedia, and Virtual
	Reality. All the documents are copyrighted, but "copying is
	permitted for non-commercial use by computer conferences, 
	individual scholars, and libraries."

	The main services are mentioned above. However, there was 
mention of the conversion of this site to a gopher format.  The new 
address for this service is  telnet  with a login  "gopher".

	1.  At the system prompt, type:  telnet
	2.  At the login prompt, type:	nicol
	3.  Enter the terminal type  (vt100 is the default)
	There are two ways to exit the system.
	1.  Select  "Exit NICOL"  from the Main Menu; or
	2.  Enter the exit command,  ^]

	Navigation is accomplished by use of the arrow keys or by the
	selection of the desired command at the bottom of most screens.
	Use the return key to enact your selection.

	The login process is very simple and has been described above.
	Following the login sequence, you are presented with the main
	menu screen which looks like the following:

Welcome to the JvNCnet Network Information Center On-Line (NICOL)
NICOL is designed for use by members of the JvNCnet community as 
well as the rest of the Internet community.

	   >Basic Help Information
	    About NICOL
	    Internet Resources
	    JvNCnet Information
	    MC(2)-Meckler's Electronic Publishing Service
	    Exit NICOL

---There is a message the appears at the bottom of this main screen
indicating the suggestion to connect to NICOL using the gopher
service.  I also recommend this.  At your system prompt, type
telnet        The login will be  gopher   .

	Consider obtaining membership in JvNCnet in order to obtain
	e-mail and saving capabilities. Otherwise, you should use the ftp 
	site to obtain the files.  Also, look into the gopher version of
	NICOL.  The gopher interface is easier to maneuver through.



	OCEANIC (Oceanic Network Information Center)


DOCUMENT AUTHORS: 	Arlene Haynes and Karen Spellman
				Updated 2-15-93 by Carolyn Morris

			When you see...			Type

			Username				INFO
			Please enter your name:		first/last name
			You will then be asked 
	"Is your terminal an emulation package capable of supporting 
	TEKTRONIX 4010 graphics.(Y or N)

DESCRIPTION:  This network provides information for the World Ocean
Circulation Experiment (WOCE).  Research programs collect data and 
provide summaries of projects, along with maps, resources, dataset 
directories, a searchable directory of oceanographers on the Internet, and 
a searchable international database of oceanographic research ship 

			Type: $

ACCESS COMMANDS:	The Main Menu contains six categories of 

		4.  WHO'S WHO - electronic mail addresses (menu)
		6.  MESSAGE to OCEANIC (1 screen)

Each selection is numbered and entered with choice selection and "enter".

? Help		T= tree diagram of system 	$=logoff

Additional menus and maps are accessed under each of these main 

LIST OF SERVICES:	WOCE Program Information

				1.  Introduction to WOCE
				2.  Organizational  Structure (menu)
				3.  Calendar (5 screens)
				4.  WHP Data requirements, Algorithms, 
				    standards, and formats (menu)
				5.  International Program Announcements
				    and RFP's (menu)
				6.  Bibliography (menu)
				7.  Acronyms (menu)
				8.  Other Relevant Programs (TOGA,ONR/ARI)

SAMPLE LOGIN:	Selection> 1 Hydrographic Dataset Status The WOCE
Hydrographic Program Office (WHPO) functions as a Data
Assembly Center (DAC).  The WHOP expects to collect data from
investigators in 30 countries at approximately 100 different

Technical data collected includes such variables as depth,
temperature, salinity, oxygen, phosphate, etc...

Cruise reports serves to inform the oceanographic
community what was accomplished of the cruise and a guide for
future work in the same area.

APPLICATION TO K-12:  Suggested for advanced students studying
oceanography.  Younger students might use the email addresses to 
request less technical information. 





DOCUMENT AUTHORS:		Dana Massey and Nancy Reppert


1.  Telnet

2.  At login prompt, type: de

3.  "Connecting to the Directory-wait just a moment please" will appear;
followed by a brief description of PARADISE and how to use it.

	PARADISE is a pilot directory service which helps users find
out information about people and the organizations they work for. It
provides electronic mail (E-mail) addresses, postal addresses, telephone
and fax numbers.  It is essentially a large scale distributed database
maintained by administrators within the participating organizations. Only
entries for people working for the participating organizations are
included.  There are presently over 400 organizations and 350,000
individuals from around the world listed in PARADISE. 

EXIT SEQUENCE:  q (quit)

1. the NAME of person for whom you are seeking information,
2. their DEPARTMENT,
3. the ORGANIZATION they work for, and
4. the COUNTRY in which the organization is based.

q	at the NAME prompt quits the interface
q	at any other prompt quits the interface (with confirmation)
Ctrl-C	at the NAME prompt quits the interface
Ctrl-C	while a search is in progress abandons the search
?	?topic gives help on a named topic - ?? for a list of topics
-	resets any default to no default
*	lists all the people, departments, organizations, countries, 
	as appropriate
<Ctrl>  accepts any existing default from a previous query

	Information about a person's country, organization, title,
description of duties, postal address, telephone number, fax number,
electronic mail (E-mail) address, building & room number at organization's

PARADISE helpdesk - &lt;>;

Person's name, q to quit, * to list people, ? for help
:- judi harris
Department name, * to list depts, <CR> to search all depts, ? for help
:- education
Organisation name, * to list orgs, ? for help
:- University of Texas
Country name, <CR> to search `SE', * to list countries, ? for help
:- us
United States
Searching ...............

This operation is taking some time.
Control-C, if you wish to abandon the operation.

Still trying ........

United States
  The University of Texas System

      No departments match `education'.
      Continuing to search for person called `judi harris'
      within the whole organisation.

United States
  The University of Texas System
      Judith B Harris
        postalAddress         Curr & Instruct Dept
                              Campus Mail Code: 35700
                              University of Texas
                              Austin, TX 78712
        telephoneNumber       +1 512-471-5211
        roomNumber            EDB 528L

The PARADISE directory is a straight forward, logical program with easy 
to follow prompts.  PARADISE is not case sensitive and will attempt to find
the closest match from the information given.  If you feel you need help
anywhere along the way, type "?" for an explanation of your operations 
and options at that point. In addition, there are 19 specific keywords (listed
below) to get help on a particular topic. Type ? followed by your desired
keyword. Keywords may be abbreviated -- as suggested in the 
parentheses following the keywords.

COMMANDS (com	    Summary of special COMMANDS
COUNTRY (cou)	    Help screen for inputting a COUNTRY name
DEPARTMENT (dept) Help screen for inputting a DEPARTMENT name
EX1          		A simple example of usage
EX2          		A further example of usage, showing some browsing
INTRO         		A brief INTROduction to the Directory Service
LIST          		How to list entries when initially no match is found
LOCALITY (loc)     	Help screen for searching for a LOCALITY
MATCHING (mat)    How the Directory Service uses approximate 
NAME          	Help screen for inputting a person's NAME
ORGANISATION (org)Help screen for inputting an ORGANISATION name
ORGINFO       	How to get information about 	
PROBLEMS (prob)  PROBLEMS with the Directory Service
SETTINGS (set)    	Display and adjust certain "variables" used by the
SCREEN (scr)        Help screen for resetting terminal info - 
			also see SETTINGS
TERMTYPES (term)   A list of the terminal types recognized by the system
UFN          		USER-FRIENDLY NAMING - e.g. "barker,ucl,gb"
WELCOME (wel)      The initial WELCOME message

If you want to get a feel for using PARADISE, a good way to start is to
type "?ex1" at the NAME prompt.  This will give you a simple introduction
and example on how to conduct your search.  For a more detailed sample,
type "?ex2".

When entering your desired request - NAME, DEPARTMENT, 
ORGANIZATION, COUNTRY- exact input is not required.  For example, in 
the COUNTRY prompt a simple two letter abbreviation such as "gb" for 
Great Britain will do. Typing "germ" or "deut" are sufficient to identify 
Germany.  In the DEPARTMENT prompt, "french" will match "French 
Language & Literature." For ORGANIZATION, simply typing "ucl" will 
suffice for "University College London." 

When you are inputting a NAME, various formats may be used.  For 
example, Angelou, M Angelou, Maya Angelou.  You may type "Angel" and 
PARADISE will try to find an exact match.  If none are found, the program 
will search for variations.  Even if you misspell names PARADISE will 
attempt to find the closest match for your input. 

Wildcards are very useful tools to use if you are not sure of your input
statistics. At any of the four major request prompts, an asterisk "*" will
list or search all entries of a specified type, depending on the context. 
Four other wildcard formats are valid -- 
lou* 	matches entries with names beginning with the string "lou"
*lou*	matches entries with "lou" contained anywhere in the string
*lou	matches entries with names finishing with "lou"
lou*rep matches entries with a name finishing with the string "lou" and
	ending with the string "rep"

The less specific your input, the more matches the program will return. 
Thus, if you are uncertain about any aspect of your input, approximations
will reap more options and increase your chances of finding your desired
information. For example, a DEPARTMENT match request typed 
"computing science" may deliver to you a "no department match" 
response.  Whereas, typing "comp" will give you the options "Computer 
Science" or "Computerized Tomography". 

Instead of having to answer the four prompts regarding your search
request, PARADISE has included what it calls UFN (User Friendly 
You can specify all the details of your query at the first prompt.  For
example: john, univ los angeles, calif, us; OR ucl, gb;  OR derian, law,
univ, amer.  Name parts are separated by commas and you do not have to
specify how many components are in each search.  PARADISE will 
attempt a variety of searches to match your input.  If more than one match 
is found as the search progresses, you will be asked to select one entry 
from possible matches. 

PARADISE allows you to enter or adjust various values associated with 
the terminal. You may modify:

termtype	The user's terminal type
invvideo	Prompts in inverse video if possible
cols		The width of the user's screen in columns 
lines		The depth of the user's screen in lines

To change your terminal settings, type "?SET" at a prompt.  The screen
shows you the current settings then asks if you want to change any. 
Type "y" for yes. "Enter name of variable you wish to modify"
will appear.  You respond to the prompts and the variables will update
immediately with your specifications.  PARADISE recognizes an
astonishing 373 different terminal types!  Paradise firsts lists the 
five most common terminal types.  These are:
tvi950	televideo950
vt100		decvt100
vt240		t240 7 bit auto-margin 
wyse		Pyramid Wyse Console 
xterms	xterm terminal emulator (small) x window system

PARADISE then lists the other 368 terminal types the system recognizes. 
They run the gamut from "any ansi terminal with pessimistic
assumptions" to "volker-craig 404 w/standout mode and no arrow keys".
Surely, your particular terminal type will be listed!

PARADISE generally searches your request very quickly.  However, if the
networks and/or computers running PARADISE are heavily loaded, or 
your information has many wildcards, it may take some time for queries to 
be resolved.  If after 30 seconds your query has not been answered the
following message will appear:
	This operation is taking some time. 
	Control-C, if you wish to abandon the operation.





      Username:    PNOTPA

DESCRIPTION:	PENPages is provided by the College of Agriculture at 
Pennsyvania State University and contains information on local and 
national agriculture as well as current educational issues.  Of special 
interest to the educators are the MAPP and SENIORS SERIES 
databases.  MAPP is the National Cooperative Extention family database.  
It supports family educators and Extention professionals around the world.  
The SENIORS SERIES provides information on the concerns of the aging 
and the elderly.

EXIT SEQUENCE:  From the PENPages menu, type 0 and hit return.  
When you see the prompt,  local>     type LOGOUT. You may also need to 
physically "break" the telephone connection.  ( by computer command, 
turning off the computer, or literally unplugging the phone, or however your 
computer setup dictates.)

	This service is especially nice as it has an on-site tutorial to go 
through before you enter for information. It is not mandatory, just helpful. 
Menus are clearly numbered for easy reading and selection. 

There are two basic commands used in PENPages menus. They are: 
	Control-B = Go back/ back to main menu
          	Control-E = Exit current menu

The following informational services available on the PENPages network 
are easily accessed by choosing the number of the category you have 
interest in pursuing.  The categories are:

 1.  How to use PENPages
 2.  Recent changes
 3.  Recent changes- Market news
 4.  PENPages Announcements
 5.  MAPP- National Family Database
 6.  International Food and Nutrition Database
 7.  Senior Series Database
 8.  Ag-Sat  (Agricultural programming via satellite)  
 9.  Rutgers (Univ. New Jersey)- agriculture news
10.  USDA - United States Department of Agriculture 
            newsletters and information.
11.  PDA- Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture- 
          Agriculture and Weather Information.
12.  PA Calendars and Events
13.  PA Market News
14.  PA News and Newsletters
15.  PA Drought Information

HELPFUL HINT:  Some of the commands say to use the "GOLD" key or 
the PF keys.  Make sure your keypad has been redefined to give you 
those functions.


TELNET SITE NAME:	Rutgers University CWIS


                     		Nancy Lyman
                     		Merry Wolf

LOGIN SEQUENCE:	none required

DESCRIPTION:	Rutgers University Pilot Campus Wide 
Information System is an excellent telnet site with a 
wide range of information services available for the 
user.  Extensive information about the workings of 
Rutgers University campuses and services, faculty, 
students, communities, and New Jersey are available, as 
well as an apartment finder, an Internet Library, a 
dictionary, thesaurus, the CIA world factbook, and a 
quotations database.  And much, much more.  The more you 
look, the more you find!

EXIT SEQUENCE:	from the Main Menu, type <quit> and 
then <return>.  Get to the Main Menu from any submenu by 
typing <quit> and then <return>.  Type <q> and <return> 
to get out of currently running information systems and 
back to the submenus.

Rutgers Campus Wide Information System uses a 
series of menus to direct you.  Some convenient 
commands at all higher menu levels are:

   Previous   	Return to previous menu
   Find       	Search for keywords for Goto command
   Source     	Age and provider of Information.  Where to 
              		go for more.
   Quit       	Go back to main menu
   Help       	Type ? after you are in one of the 
              		information systems.

Information options and access directions are displayed 
at each Menu after making your choice.  Type the word or 
phrase listed in the Menu and follow it with a <return>.

**Note:  The <Find> command is largely useless because the 
keywords you search for are for the <Goto> command, which 
cannot be used without a user id.**

SERVICES:	Below is the Main Menu

Command              Purpose
-------              	-------
About_Rutgers     	General Information about the 
Academics         	Courses, Schedules, Registration, 
                     		Special programs
Camden            	Activities and events on the Camden 
Computing         	Computing facilities, services and 
                     		network information
Directories       	Phone directories, Faculty research 
                     		info., Univ. Forms
Using_INFO        	<<What is INFO, how to use it, how 
                     		to send suggestions>>
Library           	Libraries, information resources, 
                     		reference material
Newark            	Courses and events in Newark Campus
News_n_Events     	News, Weather
Services          	Students,Faculty/Staff services, 
                     		police info
University        	University , Community

The Menus: About_Rutgers, Academics, Camden, Computing, 
   Directories, Newark, Services, and University all 
   contain information about the University and its 
   communities.  Telnetters can access Campuses and maps,
   mass transit options, events calendars, on-line
   school catalogs, and many other tidbits.

The Menu: Using_Info is a tutorial and informational 
   database on the workings of the information systems on-
   line at this site.

The Menu: Library contains information about Rutgers 
   libraries, an on-line dictionary, a dictionary of familiar 
   quotations and thesaurus, federal databases, Rutgers 
   on-line library catalog as well as catalogs of other 
   universities, the CIA World Factbook, U.S. historical 
   documents, religious reference materials, classical texts.
The Menu: News_n_Events provides access to weather reports, 
   forecasts, and ski reports for the Pennsylvania, New York 
   and New Jersey area, and offers access to some Usenet and 
   local discussion groups.  The only service available to all 
   users from this menu is the local weather reports, forecasts 
   and ski reports.  Additional weather information for the 
   whole U.S. is available only to Rutgers users.  The newsgroup 
   articles are available only to Rutgers users.


1.  At the Main Menu,        type    Library    to get to the 
                                                library sub-menu.
2.  At the Library Menu,     type    Reference  to get to the 
                                                on-line reference library.
3.  At the Reference Menu,   type    Familiar   to get to the 
                                                familiar quotes database.
4.  Now you are in the database, and will be prompted for a 
    word to begin your search.
    At the prompt word:      type    Mead       to look for 
                                                instances of the word
                                                'mead' or the name 'Mead' in a 
5.  From the list of selections that appears, you may select the one you
    wish to see in more detail.
    At the prompt word:      type    Mead1      to show the text you have

To exit from the database, hit <return>.  Typing <previous> 
or <quit> will not work from this screen.

The online reference material would be excellent as a 
challenge or as an aid to learning.  How the dictionary 
offers so many variations of looking at the word 
instantaneously would truly encourage any age learner.


	SEFAIN: South East Florida Aids Informaiton Network


      This database is a collection of information about AIDS issues, 
doctors, research, hospitals, drugs, and care facilities.  The database 
provides specific information which is updated about ongoing research, 
drug availability, and people resources.  The database is organized by 
person, organization, research, medical speciality, health and social 
services, mental health services, and education information services.

   You may search for AIDS Information by any of the following:
            The user may input a topic for a search
     O > Organization TYPE
            Division of care types such as Nursing Home, Clinic, Hospital, etc.
     M > MEDICAL Specialty
            There is a listing of 36 medical specialities
     R > Research SITE
            There is a listing of 33 research sites
     T > Research TYPE
            The user may input a topic for a search
            This is a listing of drugs with their side effects
            Listing of 35 types of services such as Blood Bank, Dialysis, 
            Financial Services, Employement, Wills, etc.
     B > Mental HEALTH Serv
            Listing of 11 mental health care divisions such as Alcoholism,  
            Bereavement Counseling, Crisis Intervention, etc.
     E > EDUC & Info Serv
            Educational services with a listing of 18 divisions

                          At the prompt>  telnet CALLCAT.MED.MIAMI.EDU
                                             or>  telnet
                         At the LOGIN prompt type "library"
                         Entering a library system of which SEFAIN is one
                         Select "L" on the main menu for other LIBRARIES
                         Select "1" on the submenu for SEFAIN Database

                          N> NEW SEARCH (within the database)
                          Q> QUIT (at the submenu)
                          D> DISCONNECT (at the main menu)

   T > TITLE			D > DISCONNECT (at the main menu)
   S > SUBJECT		R > RETURN to Browsing 
   W > KeyWORDS		F > FORWARD browse
   P > AIDS Providers         N > NEW Search 
   L > Connect to another LIBRARY        F > Go FORWARD 
   R > RESERVE Lists	L > LIMIT this Search  
   N > NEW Search		J > JUMP
   D > DISPLAY Name and Type (within the specific item menu)

Tenet> telnet
Connected to
Escape character is '^]'.

RISC/os (callcat)

login: library
RISC/os (UMIPS) 4.52 callcat
(C) Copyright 1986-1990, MIPS Computer Systems
All Rights Reserved
Please wait...
             Welcome to the Calder Online Catalog System, CALLCAT.
           The following selections allow you to search our Database.
        You may also connect to two other local databases listed below.

                          A > AUTHOR
                          T > TITLE
                          C > CALL NO

                          S > SUBJECT
                          W > KeyWORDS

                          P > AIDS Providers
                          L > Connect to another LIBRARY

                          R > RESERVE Lists
                          I > Library INFORMATION

                          D > DISCONNECT

          Other databases available (press 'L' for easy access menu):
            Richter Library's Online Catalog (IBIS) at Main Campus.
                                  Connect to
                Connecting to SEFAIN, AIDS Information Database

Please wait...
                                SEFAIN Database

          You may search for AIDS Information by any of the following:
                             P > PERSON/ORG/RESEARCH
                             O > Organization TYPE
                             M > MEDICAL Specialty

                             R > Research SITE
                             T > Research TYPE
                             A > Res ELIGIBILITY

                             H > HEALTH&SOCIAL Serv
                             B > Mental HEALTH Serv
                             E > EDUC & Info Serv

                             Q > QUIT

     This project is sponsored in part by the National Library of Medicine


     The database is relatively easy to navigate.  Just remember that you 
use the N or NEW SEARCH command to exit the specific data items, 
while Q or QUIT will exit you from the SEFAIN Database.  If you are doing 
a log or capture session, the specific data items do not necessarily 





DOCUMENT AUTHOR:    	Joan Miller
                    				Revised by Julie McMahon

	1) At the telnet prompt type> telnet 		
	2) At the LOGIN: prompt type> SERVICES
	3) At the TERM= (network): type> VT100

	SERVICES is an excellent information gateway which provides 
access to many other telnet sites across the world (153 as of February 
1993).  Access to these sites can be gained by menu selection.  
Therefore, in most cases, the user can visit several sites without 
reconnecting through the telnet prompt. However, it is important to note 
that not each site may be exited gracefully, in which case use of the ^] will 
return the user to the telnet prompt. This site eliminates the need to know 
hundreds of other site addresses since they can all be accessed through 
SERVICES menus. 
	In addition to allowing menu access to many sites, SERVICES also
provides a brief description of each site which includes the direct telnet
address of the site, login and exit information, and the email address of
the contact person for the site.  This is an especially valuable aspect of
SERVICES, for it provides the user with a "mini resource guide" to many
other telnet sites.  Furthermore, it allows the user to connect directly
to a site at a later time because it provides the direct telnet address.
	The main menu provides 10 different choices.  The selections
available are: 
		1)  About Washington University Services
		2)  Washington University Services
		3)  United States Libraries
		4)  Foreign Libraries
		5)  Government Libraries and Public Accessible Databases 
		6)  Campus Wide Information Systems
		7)  All Services
		8)  Recent Additions
		9)  Weather Forecast for US/Canada
               10)  QUIT the Washington University SERVICES program

	Each of the choices 2-9 contain additional menus which allow
connection to the other sites that are available through SERVICES.  Below 
is a brief summary of what can be found under each of the choices from
2-9.  The educational possibilities for this site are virtually unlimited
since it provides access to "everything under the sun".  However, it is
important to note that public access is not permitted to every site listed
in SERVICES.  Some sites may require that an account be applied for in
advance.  Application information is generally provided in the description
of the site when required.
Choice 2-Washington University Services:

	This menu allows access to four computing facilities at Washington
University in St. Louis, MO.,  where the SERVICES site is located.  The
four menu choices are as follows:
		1)  Washington University Olin Library
		2)  Washington University Medical Library
		3)  Washington University Medical Computing Facilities
		4)  Washington University Computing Facilities Gandalf 
	The first menu choice, Olin Library, is available for public
access.  Login information is provided in the description, which should be
noted before the user connects. Procedures for use of the library catalog
are given upon connection. 
	The second and third choices are identical.  Both provide a list
of destinations on the MCF (Medical Computing Facilities) dataswitch as
Although not specified in the description, the user must know these 
destination codes in order to login.  Upon connection the following prompt 
will appear:


At this point, the user must enter one of the above destination codes,
which are not displayed on the login screen.  So, it is important to write
these down before connecting.  Of these destinations, only CATALOG 
AND TERNION may be accessed by the public.  The remainder require 
accounts on the system.  Upon exiting any of these destinations, the user 
will again be given the following prompt: 


The only way to disconnect is to be "timed-out", which takes one minute. 
At this point, the SERVICES menu system will reappear.  This was the 
most confusing part of this menu, because no explicit destination code or
"time-out" instructions were given. 
	Finally, the fourth choice on the menu, Washington University
Computing Facilities Gandalf Switch, has no information available in the
description, and is not available for public access. 

Choice 3- United States Libraries:

	This selection provides a menu which includes 38 states.  After
choosing a state on the menu, a new menu will list the college and
university libraries that are accessible in that state.  For example, if
the user chooses Illinois from the United States Libraries menu, the
following choices will appear: 

	1) University of Illinois  Chicago Library
	2) Northwestern University Library
	3) University of  Illinois  Urbana-Champaign Library
	4) University of Chicago Library

Choosing a specific library from the list, will connect the user to that
library.  From this point the user must follow the directions that are
specific to the particular site.  It is *very* important to read the login
and exit instructions provided by SERVICES *before* connecting, as some
libraries do not provide these instructions on their login screen.  Also,
some libraries may not connect through the SERVICES site.  However, by
using the telnet address given in the description, the user may still
connect directly. 

Choice 4-Foreign Libraries:

	This is very similar to choice 3 except that the main menu
provides a choice of eight foreign countries. The countries connected to
the site are Australia, Canada, Germany, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, the
Netherlands, and the United Kingdom.  After choosing a country from the
menu, a new menu will appear which lists the college and university
libraries that are accessible in that country.  Choosing a specific
library from the menu will connect the user to that library.  From this
point the user must follow the directions that are specific to the
particular site.  It is *very* important to read the login and exit
instructions *before* connecting, as some libraries do not provide these
instructions on their login screen.  Through reading the instructions
provided by SERVICES, the user can find out very helpful information.  
For example, some libraries provide for English-speaking users, such as 
the Inter University (Israel) library.  Others, such as the University of
Konstanz (Germany), only provide for use in German.  Be sure to read
carefully, before embarking into the foreign libraries!  Finally, some
libraries may not connect through the SERVICES site.  However, by using
the telnet address given in the description, the user may still connect
directly through the telnet prompt. 

Choice 5-Government Libraries and Public Accessible Databases

	The following menu is displayed upon choosing this selection:

			1)  FDA BBS
			2)  Library of Congress Cataloging
                        3)  Life Sciences Network
			4)  NASA Database
			5)  NASA Extragalactic Database
			6)  Netfind Server
			7)  Science and Technology Information System
			8)  Sonoma Library
			9)  Compuserve

   	Of the choices on this menu, Life Sciences Network, Sonoma 
Library, and Compuserve, all require accounts on their systems in order to 
connect.  Instructions for obtaining accounts are provided in the 
description of each site.  The other sites can be accessed, but care must 
be taken to read the first screen of information that appears when making 
a selection. This contains the login sequence that must be followed after 
the connection has been established.  For example, the password NSSDC 
must be used to access the NASA Database. 
	These sites provide free access to a wealth of government and
scientific information.  For example, the FDA BBS contains up-to-date
findings of the FDA.  Items such a new product releases, weekly recall
lists, drug and product approvals, and veterinary medicine news can all be
found through this BBS.  The NASA sites provide scientific databases, as
well as, CD ROM listings for science, and question and answer "sessions". 
The Netfind Server allows users to find information about internet users
through matching names and approximate locations. 

Choice 6-Campus Wide Information Systems

	This selection provides a menu which includes 15 college and
university campuses across the United States.  A choice of one of the
campuses will connect the user to a database which contains information
about that campus.  Typical information that can be found in the 
databases are general campus information, tours of the campus, class 
schedules, current events, phone directories, faculty listings, job postings, 
and crime reports.  Several of the college databases require the use of 
PF# keys to operate their menu system.  If this poses a problem with your
computer, it would be a good idea to email the contact person listed in
the description to find out which keys act as the PF# keys, so that you
can better operate the menus.

Choice 7-All Services

	This selection provides a 153 choice menu which is the master list
of every site that can be accessed through SERVICES.  This list 
*includes* sites listed in other menus on SERVICES. However, this menu 
arranges the sites in alphabetical order.  This would be the best menu to 
use on SERVICES if the user knows a specific name of a telnet sight and 
merely wants connection information.  Commands at the bottom of the 
screen are given so that the user may 'browse' through the listing .  These 
commands are as follows: j to move down, k to move up, l to right, or h to 
move left.  In addition, the arrow keys will serve the same purpose.  In 
order to move quickly through the list, the user may use a built in "go to"
function. By simply typing the number of one of the menu choices and
pressing enter, the user will "go to" that menu selection.  Again, the
user is provided with a brief description of each site, the login and exit
instructions, and the direct telnet address for each site listed.  These
instructions should be noted carefully *before* connecting to the site. 

Choice 8-Recent Additions

 	This contains the sites most recently added to the SERVICES 
system.  These sites may also be found in the alphabetical listing under 
Choice 7, All Services.  Currently, in the Recent Additions menu , there 
are twenty-one sites listed.  Among the sites are FEDIX, Rutgers CWIS,
Cleveland Freenet, Science and Technology Information System, 
PENpages, Geographic Server, SpaceLink, and NASA Extragalactic 
Database.  After selecting a site from a menu, care must be taken when 
the first screen of information appears.  This contains the login sequence 
that must be followed after the connection has been established. If you 
would like your telnet sight to become a "recent addition" to SERVICES, 
there is a contact person listed in main menu Choice 1, About Washington 
University SERVICES. 

Choice 9- Weather Forecast for US/Canada

	When this selection is chosen from the services main menu, the
message "no information on this site is available" appears.  Don't let
this deter you from this site.  It is actually very user-friendly and
provides a great deal of useful weather information.  Selecting (c) to
connect from the SERVICES menu and pressing <enter> for the Weather
Underground menu will cause the following choices to appear (no login or
password is necessary): 

			1)  U.S. Forecasts and climate data
			2)  Canadian Forecasts
			3)  Current weather observations
			4)  Ski conditions
			5)  Long-range forecasts
			6)  Latest earthquake reports
			7)  Severe weather
			8)  Hurricane Advisories
			9)  National Weather Summary
                       	10)  International data
                       	11)  Marine Forecasts and Observations
		        	X)  Exit program
		        	C)  Change to scrolling to screen.
                        	H)  Help
		        	?)  Answers to all your questions
	Each of the choices above provides the user with other menus.  By
using these menus and the on -screen directions, it is quite easy to get
around.  The Help facility is readily available at all times, adding to
the ease of use of this site.  Each of the choices provides useful
information.  For example, option 1, U.S. Forecast a nd climate data,
provides the forecast for many cities in the United States.  It also
provides record high and low temperatures, and rainfall information.  The
forecast for a city can be easily found by typing in a three digit code
for the city.  The codes for the cities can be found by typing in the two
digit code (ie. postal code) for the state where the city is located. 
Also, the Ski Conditions choice provides snowfall and climate data for
most major ski areas in the United States. 

EXIT SEQUENCE:  When in the SERVICES menu system, a command of 
(u) will return the user to the previous menu.  The (u) choice should be 
used until the main SERVICES menu appears.  The choice of (10) on the 
main menu will allow exiting from the SERVICES site.  Also, the user may 
quit from any menu in SERVICES by pressing (q).

Each site that can be reached from SERVICES has its own sequence of 
exit commands.  These commands are usually given in the description of 
the site on SERVICES, or on the login screen at the site.  Since it is 
virtually impossible to remember every exit command for a particular site, 
the user of the site should take extreme care to write down the necessary
information.  However, "emergency" exits can be made from most sites by
pressing CONTROL ], which will return the user to the telnet prompt. 

ACCESS COMMANDS:  The SERVICES site itself is quite easy to use.  
The selections are all menu driven.  The only thing to watch for is the use 
of carriage returns.  When making a menu selection, the number of the 
choice needs to be typed, followed by a carriage return.  To actually enter 
the choice, another carriage return should be used.  It is also an option to
use the arrow keys to move to a menu item, and then press the carriage
return to actually enter that menu. 

Carriage returns however, are not required when choosing from 
commands that are displayed at the bottom of the screen.  Below is a list 
of these commands: 

The LEFT, DOWN, UP and RIGHT, keys work in the same manner as the 
arrow keys on a computer.  Either set of keys will work for menu selection.  
On some computers the LEFT, DOWN, UP, and RIGHT keys may not 
function. However, the arrow keys will suffice.
After making a menu selection, the user has the following two choices:
 			(c) Connect to the system or
			(u) Return to the previous menu

SAMPLE LOGIN:   	After logging onto the site, the following screen 

		1)  About Washington University Services
		2)  Washington University Services
		3)  United States Libraries
		4)  Foreign Libraries
		5)  Government Libraries and Public Accessible Databases 
		6)  Campus Wide Information Systems
		7)  All Services
		8)  Recent Additions
		9)  Weather Forecast for US/Canada
		10)  QUIT the Washington University SERVICES program 

Typing in a number followed by a carriage return will cause a
'highlighter' to mark the appropriate selection.  In order to actually
'enter' the selection, a second carriage return must be used.  For
example, typing in 3 <return> <return> will cause the submenu associated
with United States Libraries to appear on the screen.  Below a partial
listing of the menu for United States Libraries is displayed: 

		1. Alabama			20. Nebraska
		2. Arkansas			21. Nevada
		3. California			22. New Hampshire
		4. Colorado			23. New Jersey
		5. Delaware			24. New Mexico
		6. Florida			25. Georgia

The menu has a two column format.  In order to move through the menu
either the arrow keys, or the keyboard commands listed at the bottom of
the screen, can be used . In order to see a listing of libraries connected
to the system in Nebraska, the user should type in 20 <return><return>.  A
menu will then appear with the libraries that can be accessed.  After
selecting one of the numbers from this menu, the user will be given two
choices, either
			(c) Connect to the system or
			(u) Return to the previous menu

These two choices should not be followed by a carriage return.  Just 
pressing the 'c' or 'u' key will provide the required result.   


When the user makes a selection from the menu, on-screen directions will
be provided as to how to login to the site (in most cases).  These
directions need to be followed in order to successfully connect to a site. 
These directions are only provided once.  Care should be taken to write
down any relevant information as it is quite frustrating to try to guess
how to login to a particular site. 

Some of the sites do not give directions on how to login.  They simply ask
for passwords.  These are the sites that require accounts in order to be
used.  For most of these sites however, SERVICES provides information 
in the description as to how to obtain an account.

When choosing to connect to a site, the direct telnet address is also
given.  If the user is going to access a single site, it is recommended
that they connect right to the site rather than going through SERVICES
since this can be faster. 

If you have not guessed it already, this site is enormous.  It is
virtually impossible to 'explore' every option.  This guide was written to
provide an outline of the main features of the SERVICES menus, so that
users of the site will be able to easily access its wealth of information. 




DOCUMENT AUTHOR:		Becky Larson and Sue Vasser

LOGIN SEQUENCE:	First time only:     	user-id:	newuser
				     			password:  newuser

DESCRIPTION:  This database is arranged to provide access to current 
and historical information on NASA aeronautics and space research.  Also 
included are suggested classroom activities that incorporate information 
on NASA projects to teach a number of scientific principles.

EXIT SEQUENCE:  Go to the main menu by typing 1 at any submenu.   At 
the main menu type 1 to log off NASA Spacelink.

	Spacelink uses a series of menus for navigation throughout their 
online service.  Some convenient commands are:
	<return> = next screen
	  c          = continuous scrolling
	  s          = stop viewing document
	ctrl/s    =  pause
	ctrl/q    =  cancel pause
	ctrl/h    =  delete character (your computer's delete key or 
                            backspace key may generate Ctrl/h.) 	
	ctrl/x    =  abort a protocol file transfer

SERVICES: Below is the main menu
	1.    Log Off NASA Spacelink 	
	2.    NASA Spacelink Overview
	3.    Current NASA News
	4.    Aeronautics
	5.    Space Exploration:  Before the Shuttle
	6.    Space Exploration:  The Shuttle and Beyond
	7.    NASA and its Centers
	8.    NASA Educational Services
	9.    Classroom Materials
	10.  Space Program Spinoffs/Technology Transfer
SAMPLE LOGIN:  Pick an item from the main menu.  Spacelink will 
proceed to a submenu.  Pick an item from the submenu.  Spacelink will 
either proceed to another submenu or the specific document. Before 
proceeding to a specific document, you must enter a letter to say how 
you want to receive the document.  Use the menu at the 
bottom of the page to choose.  An example is:

	Enter an option number, 'G' for GO TO, ? for Help, or press 
RETURN to  redisplay menu. . .9  (will go to the submenu CLASSROOM 

	Enter an option number, 'G' for GO TO, ? for Help, or press 
RETURN to redisplay menu. . .3  (will go to the submenu SPACE 

	Enter an option number, 'G' for GO TO, ? for Help, or press 
RETURN to redisplay menu. . .6  (will go to the submenu ROCKETS)

	Enter an option number, 'G' for GO TO, ? for Help, or press 
RETURN to redisplay menu. . .4  (will go to the document NEWTON'S 
THIRD LAW K-6)   (This document lists & describes activities concerning 
Newton's third law.)
NOT TO MISS:  All the services are exceptional.  To save oneself some
time, download a copy of Spacelink Keywords and Phrases found in #2 
NASA Spacelink Overview..  You can type one of these keywords or 
phrases at the 'G' for GO TO prompt at the bottom of any menu.  
Spacelink will go directly to that document or a submenu dealing with the 
keyword or phrase. 


TELNET SITE NAME:  	SpaceMet Internet.  
		(Located at the University of Massachusetts, Amhurst)


DOCUMENT AUTHOR:	Denny Hanley; revised by Bob Avant

LOGIN SEQUENCE:  Begin the telnet session.  When connected, press 
<return> again--this seems to speed up the login process.  This site uses 
the MAXIMUS software system and it must "load up" before use.  When 
you first logon to this site you will be asked to register as a new user.  This 
will involve completing a series of questions. You will need to give your 
name and provide a password of at least 6 letters or combination of letters 
and numbers.  You will only have to do this the first time you logon.  Be 
sure to select an appropriate password and take special note of it.  From 
this point on when you login, you are prompted to give your full name and 
then your password. 

DESCRIPTION:  SpaceMet Internet is an online service for educators and
students who are interested in space, and space related topics.  There is
much to be explored at this site and it is very easy to use. 

EXIT SEQUENCE:  The emergency exit is the standard control-] ( ^] ). 
Otherwise, you will be able to locate the logoff keystroke command (G for
Goodbye) on the various menus. 

ACCESS COMMANDS:  This service is EXTREMELY user friendly.  The 
entire system is menu driven.  When you first logon, you are presented 
with the Bulletin Menu which displays new or timely information.  This 
seems somewhat strange at first because one of the listed options is to go 
to the Main Menu.  As of this writing, the Bulletin Menu has 10 options
described.  They are: 

	U) USA Today News *** New Feature ***
	5) Five College/WMass Public School Partnership Events
	F) Five College Calendar of Events
	D) 5C/5E Spring-Summer '93 Information - space still available
	A)ppeal for SpaceMet Monetary Contributions
	H)elp on using SpaceMet
	C)urrent workshops, courses, lectures, etc.
	M) MESTEP Questionnaire - for MESTEP Project participants only
	R)edisplay Bulletin Menu
	Q)uit  (go the the Main Menu)

Of those, the ones that are most useful are the USA Today News, Help on
using SpaceMet, and Quit (to go the the Main Menu).  The 'USA Today' is 
a collection of summaries of articles and are filed by topic.  This give you
a thumbnail sketch of what is going on in the world in the various
subject areas.  'Help' provides you with help. (Surprise!).  To get to the
Main Menu, press Q. 

Although there are 14 listed options in the Main Menu, there are four main
sections.  These are
	M)essage Areas ...  read/enter public/private messages. 	
	F)ile Areas...   get/receive software and other files. 	
	C)hange Setup...  change your personal information.
	D)atabase Menu ... locate and view stored information.

	In the MESSAGE section you'll notice it's divided into several
content "areas" including 'For Kids & Schools', 'For Teachers', 'National
echomail', and 'K12Net'.  Each of these areas has many specific sub 
areas. There should be something for everyone.  One note, there are 
several opportunities to enter a 'chat' mode.  This carries advantages as 
well as disadvantages. 

	The FILE section contains a large listing of text and other files. 
The subjects are very broad and include such topics as:  general help and
how-to's; educator contact lists; files which list astronomy and space
bbs's; files which list Internet sites for science teachers; and *much*
more.  Think of the file section as a big library of software grouped into
several areas. 

	The CHANGE SETUP section is for general housekeeping.  You 
can change all of your account information including your password.  
Other settings may be customized here. 

	The DATABASE section is an *extensive* collection of 
downloadable files of all types. These are categorized into content topics 
of Text files, Software, Course Materials, Physics, For Teachers, Energy,
Plant/Insect Ecology, Streams-Earth Environment, Atmopsphere
Environment, several K12 topics, and others.  As with any large database,
there is a search and retrieval system.  This one has a lot of help
screens. The Database section is a rich source for educators and 

SERVICES:  All services are accessed through menu selection screens.  
A short description of each is provided online.  They include: 
	Some of the basic commands in the Message Area are:

A (AREA CHANGE) Lets you select another message area.  Type "?" to 
see a list of available areas (there are over 100 of them!). Type the code 
to move directly to another area. 

L (LIST-brief) Gives a summary of messages in the message area.  


	Some of the basic commands in the File Area are:

A (AREA CHANGE) Lets you select another file area.  Type "?" to see a 
list of available areas.  You may also type a number immediately following 
the "?" to move directly to another area. 

F (FILE TITLES) Lists files available in the current file area.  If the
file is new since your last call, you'll see an asterisk "*" next to the
date uploaded. 

V (View text file) Displays a text file on the screen.  This only works
with text files. 

D (DOWNLOAD) A file will be sent to you, provided your software 
supports this.  The system supports Xmodem, K-Xmodem, Zmodem,and 
others.  It DOES NOT support ASCII.  If your software only does ASCII file 
downloads try the T)ype command and capture the file in a buffer. 

L (LOCATE)  Lets you locate a file based on a short sequence of 

	Hint:  If you are new to computers or to modem communication, the
main thing for you to do is RELAX.  You cannot harm any of the 
equipment.  So DON'T worry! 


Welcome to SpaceMet Internet!
Brought to you by
Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Massachusetts, 
Five Colleges, Inc.
National Science Foundation

SYSOP (SYStem OPerator):
 Helen Sternheim (413) 545-3697, 545-1908

New Users:  Enter your REAL FIRST AND LAST NAMES to apply for a full
access account.  Enter GUEST (first name) and leave the last name blank 
to just look around with limited access. 

What is your name: "Your Name Here"

"Your Name"  [Y,n] ?  Y

Password  ....
Welcome!  We're glad you decided to call.

Because you haven't called this system very many times, we wanted to 
give you a few pointers.

<if you are new, there will be several helpscreens offered>

Press ENTER to continue.

<some trivia is presented for your edification>

  (to return here later, enter B in Main Menu)

Select one of these:
	U) USA Today News *** New Feature ***
	5) Five College/WMass Public School Partnership Events
	F) Five College Calendar of Events
	D) 5C/5E Spring-Summer '93 Information - space still available
	A)ppeal for SpaceMet Monetary Contributions
	H)elp on using SpaceMet
	C)urrent workshops, courses, lectures, etc.
	M) MESTEP Questionnaire - for MESTEP Project participants only
	R)edisplay Bulletin Menu
	Q)uit  (go the the Main Menu)

Select  (R=Redisplay Bulletin Menu, Q=Go to Main Menu): q

Do You wish to check for mail? [Y,n]  n

Main       Screen Garbage?  Enter CVTQ:
M)essage Areas	F)ile Areas		C)hange Setup	D)atabase 
/)Chat Menu	G)oodbye (log off)	S)tatistics	Y)ell at SysOP 
U)serList	V)ersion of BBS		B)ulletin Menu	W)Who is On 
?)help		O)ff-line reader
Select: g

Disconnect [Y,n,?=help]?

Leave a message to Helen SysOp  [y,N,?=help]?

Hope to see you on SpaceMet again soon!

--end sample session

	Be sure to take your time "wandering" through this site.  It contains 
wonderful information.  Students are welcome to browse and search and 
are able to use it independently because it is so user friendly.


	STIS: Science & Technology Information System


DOCUMENT AUTHOR:	Cece Schwennsen

LOGIN SEQUENCE: 	public  (there is no password required)

DESCRIPTION:  STIS is an electronic dissemination system that provides 
fast, easy access to National Science Foundation (NSF) publications.  The 
service is available 24 hours a day, except during maintenance periods.
Publications include:
	*The NSF *bulletin*
	*Program announcements and *Dear Colleague* letters
	*General publications and reports*  
	*NSF Directions*
	*Press releases
	*NSF organization charts and phone books
	*NSF vacancy announcements
	*Award abstracts (1989-now)

EXIT SEQUENCE: ESC key returns you to main menu.  Then 
choose logoff command.  (ESC several times sometimes works as well.)

SAMPLE LOGIN: 	(This is annotated as I was unable to get a session 
log through repeated attempts)

Once connected through telnet when you will see the following:                                

(Last public login information is supplied here.)

STIS supports the following terminal types:
vt100    vt100nkp    vt100nes   sunkbd3    sunkbd4

Enter your terminal type, or ? for help                      vt100nkp

You have selected  vt100nkp .  Use the arrow keys that are NOT on the 
numeric keypad.  Use the following keys for larger cursor movement  
(*Note* I had difficulty trying to find a terminal choice that would work 
  ^U=PgUp    ^D=PgDn    ^T=Home    ^B=End

If you find that every time (or sometimes) when you press an arrow key, 
STIS act like you pressed ESC, you may have to use

Press ENTER to continue,  *back* to go back:

                X       X
               XXX      XX                             XXXXXXXXXXX
              XXXX      XXX        XXXXXXX        XX        XXX
             XX XXX     XXX     XXX      XXX       XX
            XXX  XX     XXX    XXX                   XXXXXX
           XXX   XXX    XX       XXX                 XXXXX
          XXX     XXX   X           XXXXXX         XX
         XXX       XXX X     XX        XXXXX      XX
        XXX         XXX       XX        XXXX      XX
       XX              X       XXX    XXXXX       XXXX
      X                          XXXXXX

    S T I S   S Y S T E M

If this is your first login, enter an ID that you will use each time you use 
STIS, otherwise, enter the ID you created before.

	User ID .  .  .    __________(example jsmith)

(Note: This does not change the name you enter at the  *Login* prompt.)

Enter      ?=Help      ESC=exit

[At this point new users will be asked to fill out a data form.]

Use arrow keys or numbers to make a selection, and the ENTER

	1.	Search/Browse Documents (TOPIC)
	2.	Edit User Registration
	3.	View help menu
	4.	Download STIS manual 	
	5.	Download Index to  Files for FTP
	6.	Send a message to STIS operator
	7.	Exit STIS (log out)

Do you use TOPIC on STIS to do sophisticated searches (anything more 
than a simple word search)?  If so, please write to , and 
describe your application.

Documents have been reorganized.  Please send a note to SYSOP if 
anything’s broken.         4/19/92 ****************************************

Enter      ?=Help      ESC=exit

Help   Search   Topics   Filters   Documents    Exit


USEFUL FILES:  	I found that the grant and new program files were very 
interesting.  I could only find them after I FTP’d for the index though.  Also, 
there were some interesting press releases regarding congressional 
funding.  Lastly, there are some curriculum research files that were 
interesting.  All files indicate whether they are Binary or ASCII.

The following are some observations, and cautions.

1.    	This is NOT very user friendly.  I finally did a topic search by using 
the “FILTERS” option. 	
	When you call up the topic menu you see a list of numbers as all 
government documents are assigned a file number. 

2.	If you have access to FTP access that to get the index through:
		login: anonymous
      		password:  your email address

		retrieve ftpindex 	
This contains a list of files available on STIS and additional instructions.

3.	Even if you have a keypad on your keyboard you may have to 
experiment with the choice of keyboard.

4.	The announcement requesting information on how people have 
been doing searches indicates to me that those who set up the system 
understand that there are problems to be worked out.  Be patient.  User 
Beware. This is NOT for the feeble-hearted.

5.	This location seemed friendlier as an FTP site than a telnet site.  It 
will improve when the topic search capability is improved.



       DOCUMENT AUTHORS: Nancy Paben and David Anderson
       DESCRIPTION:  TC Forum is designed to serve the educational
       needs in the State of Nebraska, and is owned and operated by
       Teachers College, University of Nebraska, Lincoln.  Its purpose
       is to encourage and promote the free exchange and discussion
       of educational information, ideas, and opinions.  To promote
       its purposes, national and international discussion groups
       may be found in the Mail Conference and in the Files and Pro-
       grams collection, articles can be "downloaded" to your personal
            G)oodbye and Q)uit are the more common commands to return 
       to the Main Menu from wherever in the program, at which point
       you will G)oodbye and Log off.  Reading the instructions at 
       the bottom of the screen will alleviate most problems.
            The command system is "user friendly".  Read carefully 
       the commands at the bottom of the screen as they change de-
       pending on the area in which you are operating.  At most
       places one can type H)elp and receive specific information
       for the particular area where you are in the system.

             At the MAIN MENU choices of interest are listed.
       Those frequently selected are B)ulletin\Newsletter, F)iles,
       H)elp, M)ail,and T)utor. 
          B)ulletin\Newsletter:  Entering L)ist here will list all of
       the bulletins available.   
          F)iles:  Type L)ist to see the files available in the File
       Menu.  As this subsystem permits the moving of files between
       TC Forum and your system follow the on line instructions for
       the downloading procedure.

          H)elp:  This is an option that can accessed from most all
       locations throughout the system.  Reading this will ease
       most of your immediate problems.

          M)ail:  This is probably the major option of the system.
       With over 80 groups making this option their base, the choices
       are unlimited.  They range from "Kids to Age 13";"Foreign 
       Language Echos"; to USA-Europe Link Support echo.

          T)utor:  This option is quite lengthy and should be scanned
       by all that use the system.  It is especially excellent for
       those that are novices or for those that intend to make use of
       all parts of the system. 

            1.  Telnet to or
            2.  Once connected you will be asked your FIRST NAME.
                Respond appropriately. You will then be asked for
                your last name. Again respond. 
            3.  The system will then "Check Users" and state "User
                not found" and will ask if you are indeed (Your Name)?
                You type Y)es.
            4.  You will then be asked for your residence, CITY and 
                STATE.  Respond appropriately.

            5.  Now a welcome along with several paragraphs stating 
                the rules and the purpose of the system will be pre-
                sented.  You will also be requested to use your real
                name when answering the registration questionaire 
                that will allow you to gain full access to TC FORUM.

            6.  Now you will be asked to C)hange any of the previous
                information (LAST NAME, FIRST NAME, CITY, STATE),
                D)isconnect, or R)egister. Type the letter of your 
                choice and press the <return> key.

            7.  If you have selected R)egister you will be asked to
                enter a password which will be used when you next log
                on. Using a password allows you to go to the MAIN MENU
                without interference.

            8.  The system will ask some "set-up" type questions.
                Answer to the best of your ability.  Novice users
                should type [N]o for the Turbo Keys. Remember, <Enter>
                is the same as Q)uit.

            9.  A welcome is now stated along with some general help
                statements.  You will also be asked if you want the sys-
                tem to ckeck for mail. Answer [N]o and this will now 
                bring you to the MAIN MENU.

           10.  At the (Main Command) type MAIL and after a few seconds
                a list of conferences with a brief description of their
                activity will be shown for your selection.

           11.  Now you may J)oin a conference and interact or G)oodbye
                and go to the MAIN MENU for another choice.  Here also 
                you may type G)oodbye and Log off Y)es or N)o.

           REMARKS:  System is down on the week-end although I found it
           to be available during the evening hours daily.  They are 
           increasing the number of files in the system as well as
           the number of discussion groups.  I did see some personal
           messages concerning notification of shutting down a group.
           It could possibly be a Student Echo group, as that was what
           I was reviewing at the time.  The number and variety of groups
           listed is staggering.   



	UMD Info Database 



	The University of Maryland Info Database offers access to a wide 
variety of information and files.   Some information is specific to the 
University, such as Campus Calendars.   However, there is also a great 
deal of information that is of great interest to the general public.  Files are 
available for reading and for FTP in the areas of computers, economic 
data, and government.  There is also an on-line "Reading Room" that has 
books and articles available to view and/or FTP, many of which are part of 
Project Gutenberg.  Furthermore,  instead of accessing the UMD INFO 
Database at login, it is possible to access the Gopher system.  Through 
accessing gopher, the user can use the ARCHIE and VERONICA 
services, as well as WAIS and WORLD WIDE WEB.  As one can see, the 
UMD INFO Database site, is valuable for not only the information available 
at its site, but also as an information gateway to other services.  
	The site has very user-friendly menus and on-line help available at 
each screen.  However, in order to fully utilize the file transfer capabilities 
of this site,  the user should have a basic understanding of  the protocol 
used to transfer files.

	Within  UMD INFO Database there are fourteen different menu 
areas.  However, six of these choices are of specific interest to University 
of Maryland  students and staff, such as "CampusCalendars", 
"CampusServices", and "Student Organizations".  These menu choices 
are interesting to browse through, but would probably not be pertinent to 
an "off-campus" TELNET user.  Only one menu item, "USAToday", is not 
available for access by a user from outside the University of Maryland.   
The four menu items that would be of greatest use to the general TELNET 
user are:
	  3 - Computers
	  4 - EconData
	  5 - Government
	  6 -  ReadingRoom  

	Each menu choice leads the user into a series of subdirectories 
containing files and documentation on each topic, which may be then 
transferred to the user's local computer.  What makes this site user-
friendly is the fact that each subdirectory is in the form of a menu choice.  
Therefore, there is no need to use UNIX change directory commands, and 
the user does not get "lost" within layers of directories.   Furthermore, 
there is a "Contents" or an "Index"  menu choice in most of the 
subdirectories.  "Contents" or "Index" gives a brief description of the all the 
files contained in  that subdirectory  so that the user can make an informed 
decision about viewing and transferring files.  Finally,  the process for 
transferring  files from any of the subdirectories at the site is menu driven, 
so the user does not have to use UNIX commands.  Each of the most 
"useful" menus are described below.

	3 - Computers Menu

	Within the  "Computers" menu there are 16 subdirectories, which 
are in the form of menu choices.   Among these menu choices are 
subdirectories for Macintosh, Novell,  OS2,  and PC, users.  Within each of 
these subdirectory menu choices are more subdirectories full of files for 
FTP and/or viewing.  For example, the PC subdirectory lists  25  menu 
choices that contain files for dos, graphics, windows, utilities, viruses,  and 
	4 - EconData Menu

	The "EconData" menu choice provides the user access to  a vast 
wealth of economic data.   According to the readme.doc in the menu,  
there are "several hundred thousand economic time series that have been 
put in a standard, highly efficient, easy-to-use-form for personal 
computers".    Included in the files are data on labor information, price 
indices, and current business indicators.  Also provided among the menu 
choices,  is a subdirectory containing all the necessary computer software 
to utilize the data.  Again,  all of the subdirectories within the EconData 
menu are accessible by menu choice.  There is also a superlative set of 
documentation about how to access and use the data, labeled 

	 5 -  Government Menu

	Within this menu are five different subdirectories (again all in the 
form of menus) which include Factbook91, Factbook92, Maryland, UN, 
and US.  Any of these choices will  access further subdirectories of 
information.  For example, within the US subdirectory there are 16 
additional choices, giving the user access to files on topics ranging from 
the Census-90 to the Supreme Court.  This would be an excellent site for 
history and government educators to explore.
	6 -  ReadingRoom

	  The "ReadingRoom" contains text files in the areas of Computers, 
Disability, Fiction, GreenDisk, History, NewsLetters, and Religion.  Many 
of the works available are part of Project Gutenberg.  There is again a 
menu choice labeled "Index", which provides an alphabetical listing of all 
the readings available at this site.  The user can view the works on-line or 
transfer them to their local computer.  

	1)	At the system prompt type >telnet
	2) 	At the login prompt type info.     ex)   login:  info

		NOTE:  To access gopher at this point the user
			   would type gopher.       ex)    login: gopher

	3)	Enter your terminal type.  The default is VT100.  Typing
		a ? will display a list of choices of other terminal types.

	1)	From any point in the menu system type Q for Quit.  It may
		be necessary to press Q two  times to get back to
		the main menu.

	2)         Respond Y for Yes when prompted "Do you really wish
		to exit Info?"

	Once in UMD Info Database, menu selection is quite easy.  Simply 
use the up and down arrow  keys to select the menu item and press enter.  
It is also possible to press G (for Go-To) and the number of the desired 
menu item.  This can be faster when there are many items within a menu.   
Pressing ESC will return the user to the previous menu.   Pressing the ? 
will provide on-line help.
	The main access commands are listed across the top of the screen 
within each menu.  The commands are VIEW, RETURN, SELECT, X-
FER, GO-TO, PROTOCOL, QUIT.  To utilize any of these commands, 
simply press the first letter of the command. For example, press R to 
Return.  A summary of the function of each of these commands is given 

VIEW      - View allows the user to look at a file or a menu choice.  View is 
		the default menu choice.  Note:  You cannot view binary or 
		zipped files.
RETURN - Pressing R for Return and enter brings the user back to 
		the main menu.
SELECT - Pressing S  will select a file for transfer.  It is possible to select
		several files from the list and then begin transferring all 
		selected files. 
X-FER      -This is the command given to transfer files to the user's local
GO-TO     - This will allow  the user to Go-To another menu item directly,
		   after the number of the menu item is entered.
PROTOCOL - This command allows the user to select the file transfer
		protocol to be used when transferring files.  The choices 
		are FTP, Kermit, and TFTP.  Selecting Kermit will 	
		download the files directly to the user's personal 	
		computer.  The FTP options will transfer the files to the 
		user's internet account space.  Using FTP is the much 
		quicker alternative.  
QUIT 	-  This command is used to Quit the UMD Info Database.

	When viewing a file another set of commands appears at the top of 
the screen.  These commands are: TOP,  Bottom,  Up,  Down,  Left,  
Right,  Number,  Search,  and Quit.  Top, Bottom, Up, Down, Left, and 
Right, allow navigation through the file as their name suggests.  Number 
allows the user to jump to a specific line number within the file.  Search 
allows the user to search for particular text within the file.  Finally, Quit is 
used to Quit the UMD Info Database.


	1)	At the Welcome screen press any key to go forward to the
		main menu.
	2)	The main menu provides 14 choices.  Press the down arrow
		 to select the choice you wish to view.  For example, to view
		 the "ReadingRoom" subdirectory press the down arrow to 
		 number 6 and press enter.
	 3)	Once within your choice use the same procedure to view  a 
		particular subdirectory.  ESC will return you to the previous 
	 4)      Select the "Contents" or "Index" menu item if you wish to 
		see a synopsis of all the files within that menu.
	 5)	To transfer a file to your local Internet Account:
			A)   Press S to select the file you wish to transfer.
			B)   Press P for Protocol and select FTP
			C)   Press X for X-FER.  
			D)   You will then be prompted for the following 
			What is the name of the remote computer?
			===> (enter the number of the Internet computer at 
				which you have an account) 
			What is your userid on that machine?
			===> (enter your userid *without* the extensions
				after the @ sign).  For example,  enter
				jdoe not
			What is the password for that userid?
			===> (enter your password, it will not be displayed)
			Please enter remote name for:
			====> (enter the name you would like the file to
				have on your computer or press enter to
				 keep the same name.)

			E)    The files will then be transferred to your 	
				local computer.
	6)	Press Q to Quit the system.


	If you plan to transfer files from the site, using the FTP protocol, you 
will need to know the Internet Address of the computer at which you have 
an account.  Be sure to write this down *before*  telnetting to the UMD Info 
	If the up and down arrows keys do not function when you enter the 
site, exit out.  Then, telnet back to the site and try using VT200 as your 
terminal type instead of the default VT100,



TELNET SITE NAME:	University of Virginia Grounds-Wide
                    			Information Server

                        Questions or comments should be E-mailed to 

DESCRIPTION:  GWIS is a local network that also serves as a
              gopher site.  You can access other gopher services,
              veronica, wais, and others.  Locally there are 
              several UV Library catalogs, journals and reviews,
              political information, and statistics available.

	Library Services
                 1) UV Library Catalog
                 2) Health Sciences Library Catalog
                 3) Law Library Catalog
           Electronic Text - Dartmouth Dante Project
            Social & Economic Data
                 1) Census Data
                 2) Maastricht Treaty (European Free Trade)
                 3) North American Free Trade Agreement
                 4) US Politics, White House Papers & Campaign 92
                    such as the 94 Budget proposal, Clinton &
                    Bush campaign speeches, CIA World Fact Book
             Journals & Bibliographies
                 1) Bryn Maur Classical Review - reviews of books
                 2) Current Cites - (monthly) citations of
                    selected articles dealing with technology in
                    the library sciences
                 3) LC Cataloging Newsline - for librarians,
                    brief statements related to activities of the
                    Library of Congress
                 4) PACS Review - an electronic journal for the
                    library sciences
                 1) an  electronic version of the exhibit ROME
                    CULTURE. The Exhibit is divided into nine
                    parts, each section includes general texts,
                    image captions and the  JPEG images.
                 2) Library of Congress exhibit of materials from
                    the newly opened Soviet archives.
             Gopher Services
                 1) About the Internet
                 2) Internet-accessible Library Catalogs
                 3) Internet Resources
                 4) National Weather Service
                 5) Other Gopher and Information Servers
                 6) Veronica (search menu items in most of

LOGIN SEQUENCE:     	Type	telnet
                    			At Login: prompt
                         		Type	gwis
                         		No password is needed
                    			At Enter terminal type. prompt
                        		 Press enter for the default (vt100)

EXIT SEQUENCE:      Type  'q'  to quit

	For information on using the gopher menu system
                    1) Pick   1.  About this Service/
                                  (from the main menu)
                    2) Pick   5.  Gopher Software Information/
                    3) Pick   3.  How to Use the Gopher Software/
                    4) Pick   1.  Using the Unix curses-based
                    You can always press ? for Help

                    From any menu you can press 'u' to go back
                    one menu level.

		    To mail an article to someone press 'm'

SAMPLE LOGIN:   You see the entire text of President Clinton's
                address to the joint session of Congress on
                17 FEB 93.
                   1) Pick 4.  UVa Library Services/
                   2) Pick 10. University Library Resources/
                   3) Pick 33. Whitehouse Press Releases &
                               Speeches <Browse>/
                   6) Pick 1.  1993/
                   7) Pick 2.  Feb/
                   8) Pick 1. A-New-Direction-Address-to-Congress

                To get current earthquake information you can:
                   1) Pick 10. Worldwide Internet Services/
                   2) Pick 4.  National Weather Service/
                   3) Pick 2.  Earthquake,Topical Storms ...
                   4) Pick 2.  Eathquakes

FRIENDLY ADVICE:   The menu system is pretty easy to follow if
                   you take your time and read the prompts until
                   you become familiar with the system.

                   There is a lot of information referenced for
                   librarians. Also teachers will find the access
                   of current information of real value to use in
                   their curriculum. The political and economic
                   data can be easily referenced, such as the CIA
                   World Fact Book. For science teachers there is
                   current earthquake and tropical storm
                   information available.

                    			Julie McMahon


	Weather Underground:  A Complete U.S. Weather Service

DOCUMENT AUTHOR:  	Arlene Haynes (original); 
				Patricia G. Ross & Yolnada Esparza (revised)
LOGIN SEQUENCE:   No login required  

DESCRIPTION:  The Weather Undergound is a complete and very easy to 
use on-line weather service covering forecasts for U.S. regions and cities,
including current weather observations, long range forecasts, ski
conditions, earthquake reports, hurricane advisories, marine forecasts,
national weather summary, and severe weather advisories. It also
provides information about Canadian weather and some international
data. The service is free for personal and educationl use and is limited
to 100 simultaneous users. >
EXIT SEQUENCE:  At any menu choose option <X>
ACCESS COMMANDS:  This service is completely menu driven.   Each
selection on the main menu is numbered or lettered and entered to by 
typing the choice selection and hitting "return".  The sub-menus under 
each of the main categories are accessed in the same manner.
The following commands are always accessible and visable on the screen
for the user: >
  	Return- to continue scrolling text
 	M- to return to the main menu
 	X- to exit the program
SERVICES:   Below is the main menu of the services offerred at this site:
 		  1)  U.S. forecasts and climate data
 		  2)  Canadian weather data
 		  3)  Current weather observations
 		  4)  Ski conditions
 		  5)  Long-range forecasts
 		  6)  Latest earthquake reports
 		  7)  Severe weather
 		  8)  Hurricane advisories
 		  9)  National weather summary
 	         10) International data
 		 11) Marine forecasts and observations
 		  X)  Exit program
 		  C)  Change scrolling to screen
 		  H)  Help and information for new users
 		  ?)  Answers to all your questions
 1.  Telnet to 3000 or 3000
 2.  A statement appears informing user connection has been made and 
	the escape character is '^]".  Immediately following is a help note for 
	new users.
 3. The main menu will appear.  (See above)
 4. Select an option from the main menu and follow the prompts given.  
    	If you make a mistake, the system will give you the prompt: "Not
    	a valid option" and further instruct you.> 
 5. Exit at any time by hitting "X".
    This site provides a wealth of information about weather and
  weather-related topics in an easy-to-follow system.   Even novice users
  should be able to use this system with a minimum of help.
    The main menu has a category: ?- Answers to all your questions. 
  This category provides some very interesting and helpful information
  about this service.  (For instance, it tells you that since this site 
  originated in April 1991,  its use has grown from 500 uses per week to
  over 100,000 per week!)
Below are the selections in this category:
 	1)  How to connect 
 	2)  How the Weather Underground works 
 	3)  How to set up your own Weather Underground
 	4)  Other sources of weather data on the Internet
 	5)  How to use the system non-interactively 
 	6)  Information on the local Ann Arbor weather
 	7)  Information on ski reports 
 	8)  Future expansion plans.


TELNET SITE NAME:       	World-Wide Web


DOCUMENT AUTHOR :    	Jane Couture  
REVISED 2/93    :     		Bill Rainey

	The World-Wide Web (WWW) is an information retrieval
system based on the principals of hypertext. If you are familiar
with hypertext, you will find this a very comfortable site to use.
If not, this is a good place to learn. The WWW uses programs called
"browsers" to allow the user to navigate the web. When you telnet
into cern, you are placed into a browser. As you look at the
screen, you will usually see numbers enclosed in brackets -ie- [3],
scattered throughout the text. Each of these numbers represents a
linked topic which you may jump to. This is the basic idea of
hypertext, information is linked together in such a way that the
user may move through it at will, in a nonlinear fashion. When you
make such a jump, you may go to another file on the same computer,
or to a file on a computer which could be on a different continent.
It will look the same to you as a user.
  	With all of these options, it is not difficult to get lost in the
maze of information. If this happens, relax, don't worry, the maze
has no centaur. You may always retrace your steps and pop back out
by using the 'back' command (see Browser Commands below). 
	The World-Wide Web was developed and implemented through 
CERN, the Eupopean Particle Physics Laboratory in Geneva, Switzerland.
Since the Web is still under development, things may change from
time to time and you may run into some glitches or dead ends. Don't
panic just remember to use that 'back' command and have fun.

LOGIN SEQUENCE:  There is no login or password needed.  After 
connecting with the system, you will see an opening screen with the
heading "GENERAL OVERVIEW". The bottom line will show the 
commands which may be used at this time. Be aware that the list of 
available commands will change, depending on where you are in the web. 

BROWSER COMMANDS: The following is a list of the commands used for
the default WWW line browser.*  The commands available at any given
time will be displayed at the bottom of each screen. 

[ 1-25 ]  :    A range of numbers may appear at the very left of
the bottom line. The numbers indicate the hypertextual links
currently available. Entering one of them will take you to the
associated node.

[ back ]  :  Entering the word 'back' (or b for short) will take
you back to the place from which you made the most recent
hypertextual jump. Remember, 'back' undoes the action caused by
entering one of the previous number commands.

[ <return> ] : Pressing the <return> key allows you to move forward
through successive screens within a node. Jumps get you to a
certain place, pressing enter allows you to move through the
sequence of screens at that place.

[ up ]    :  Entering the word 'up' (or u for short) will take you
back to the most recent screen you were on. This is used for
retracing your steps through screens within a node rather than for
jumping between nodes, which is done with 'back'. Remember, 'up'
undoes the action caused by pressing the 'return' key.

[ Quit ]   :  Entering the word 'Quit' (must be typed in full) will
cause your exit from the WWW. Be careful, this one will close your
connection to cern, returning you to the site from which you made
the telnet connection.

[ Help ]   :  Use this to reach the online help system. 

* Note: Other browser programs are available at CERN. Once you
become acquainted with the web, it may be a good idea to get a
browser that is specific to the computer you are using.

EXIT SEQUENCE:  Anytime you wish to quit, type 'Quit'

SERVICES:  The World-Wide Web is a navigation tool which puts many
of the services of the Internet at your fingertips.
SAMPLE LOGIN:  This is the first screen you will see. 

                                 Overview of the Web
                               GENERAL OVERVIEW
   There is no "top" to the World-Wide Web. You can look at it from many
points of view. If you have no other bias, here are some places to
  by Subject[1]          A classification by subject of interest.
			Incomplete but easiest to use.
  by Type[2]             Looking by type of service (access
			protocol, etc) may allow to find things if you know 
			what you are looking for.
  About WWW[3]      About the World-Wide Web global
			information sharing project
Starting somewhere else

To use a different default page, perhaps one representing your
field of interest, see  "customizing your home page"[4].
What happened to CERN?

1-6, Up, <RETURN> for more, Quit, or Help: 


TELNET SITE NAME: 		Youngstown Freenet


	The Youngstown Freenet provides a variety of services and
information, simulating services provided by a city. The services and
information range from The Post Office (sending and receiving Email), The
Public Square (a forum for discussions of any subject), The Animal
Hospital (a place to ask questions and advice from veterinarians), The
Courthouse (posts recent developments in the law), The Teleport
(electronically connects your computer to another computer at a distant
site), The USA Today Headline News (provides a summary of headline 
news), to The Library (offers library services electronically).  These are just 
a sampling of some of the services available at this site.  See the main
menu under the heading SERVICES for a complete list of information and
service options. 
	Educators will be interested in option 17: Academy One. It is an
international program designed to provide an online educational resource
for primary and secondary students, parents, educators, and
	The Youngstown Freenet uses a menu driven system that is easy 
to follow.  Novice users will be able to navigate through the system easily
and find it to be user friendly. 

	The Main Menu includes:
	1  Administration
	2  Post Office
	3  The Public Square
	4  The Communications Center
	5  The Animal Hospital
	6  The Business & Industrial Park
	7  The Computer Center
	8  The Courthouse
	9  The Government Center
	10 The Hospital
	11 The House of Worship
	12 The Human Services Building
	13 The Library
	14 The Teleport
	15 The USA/Today Headline News
	16 Youngstown State University
        17 Academy One

	At the Tenet prompt type: telnet
	At the login prompt type: visitor
	No password  needed

	The escape character is ^]
	x- Exit (logs you off the system from any arrow prompt)

	h=Help, x=Exit, "go help"=Extended Help

	At the Tenet prompt type: telnet
	At the login prompt type: visitor
	No password needed.
	No terminal type or user ID needed

	After typing "visitor" (without the quotation marks), press the
	Return / Enter key. The following screen will come up:

************************ Sample screen BEGINS here ********************

WELCOME: 		As a visitor to this system you are allowed to 
			go anywhere and read anything we have available.
 			However, to post messages, and send or receive 
			electronic mail, use the chat area, and other special
 			features, you must be a REGISTERED USER.

			The registration process and all system usage is 
			FREE.  You are limited to one hour per visit but
 			there is no limit to the number of visits you can
 			have per day.

********************** Sample screen ENDS here *************************

This is a brief excerpt from the WELCOME, more information is 
available concerning disclaimers, warranties, liabilities, and other
commands available from any arrow===>prompt.  


Following are the menus for each of the 17 options listed in the Main 


If you select the first option (Administration), type 1 at the blinking
cursor at the bottom of the Main Menu screen, and press 
Return/Enter. The following screen will come up:

*********************** Sample screen BEGINS here *********************

			<<<Administration Building>>>
			1 About the Administration Building
			2 Index
			3 User Services
			4 Administration Q & A			
			5 Submitting a Proposal to the Administration
			6 The (almost) Paperless Registration System
   		 	  (Don't select this option unless you need to obtain 
			   an account)
			7 The Youngstown Free-Net Release Form
   			  (To be sent in after using the registration system)

*********************** Sample screen ENDS here ************************


*********************** Sample screen BEGINS here ***********************
			<<< The Post Office >>>

  			1  About the Post Office
  			2  Check Your Mail
  			3  Send Mail
  			4  Check the size of your mailbox
  			5  See who your new mail is from
  			6  Edit your signature file
  			7  Edit your personal aliases file
  			8  Have your mail forwarded
  			9  Directory Services
 			10 Find a Penpal

********************** Sample screen ENDS here *************************


*********************** Sample screen BEGINS here **********************
			<<< Public Forum >>>

 			1  About the Public Forum
  			2  Items For Sale
  			3  Items Wanted
  			4  Help Wanted
  			5  Jobs Wanted!
  			6  The Kiosk
  			7  The SIGS (A through N)
  			8  The SIGS (O through Z)
  			9  WITTY - World Information Transmitted to
 			10 Chat with Other Users
 			11 The Family Magazine
 			12 Imprimis
 			13 Youth Policy Institute

********************** Sample screen ENDS here ************************


*********************** Sample screen BEGINS here **********************
			<<< The Communications Center >>>

  			1  About the Communications Center
  			2  Usenet News Group List
  			3  Read Usenet News
  			4  Chat with other users
  			5  Directory Services
  			6  File Transfer Services
  			7  User Services
  			8  The Post Office

*********************** Sample screen ENDS here ***********************


*********************** Sample screen BEGINS here *********************
			<<< The Animal Hospital >>>

  			1 About the Animal Hospital
  			2 News and Notes
  			3 Ask the Animal Hospital

*********************** Sample screen ENDS here **********************


*********************** Sample screen BEGINS here ********************
			<<< Business & Industrial Park >>>

  			1  About the Business & Industrial Park
  			2  The Business Card Bulletin Board
  			3  Search for local business

*********************** Sample screen ENDS here ***********************


*********************** Sample screen BEGINS here ********************* 
			<<< The Computer Center >>>

			1  About the Computer Center
			2  Youngstown Bulletin Board Listing
			3  Amiga
			4  Apple
			5  Atari
			6  Commodore
  			7  IBM PC
  			8  Macintosh
  			9  Tandy

*********************** Sample screen ENDS here **********************


*********************** Sample screen BEGINS here **********************
			<<< The Courthouse >>>

  			1  About the Courthouse
  			2  What's New In the Law
  			3  The Legal Q & A
  			4  United States Supreme Court Opinions
  			5  Ohio State Supreme Court Opinions
  			6  Ohio 8th District Court Opinions

*********************** Sample screen ENDS here ********************


*********************** Sample screen BEGINS here *******************

			<<< The Government Center >>>

			1  The Freedom Shrine
			2  U.S. National Weather Service
			3  GAO Reports
			4  OTA Teleforums

********************** Sample screen ENDS here *********************  


*********************** Sample screen BEGINS here ******************

			<<< The Hospital >>>

			1  About the Hospital
			2  Ask-The-Librarian
			   - Jeghers Research Library
			   - Medical Library
			   - Nursing Library
			3  Community Health Education Opportunities
			4  Health Professions Education	

*********************** Sample screen ENDS here ***************************


*********************** Sample screen BEGINS here ******************	

			<<< House of Worship >>>

			1  Christian Religion
			2  Judaism

*********************** Sample screen ENDS here ********************


*********************** Sample screen BEGINS here *******************

			<<< Human Services Building >>>

			1  About the Human Services Building
			2  Human Services Bulletin Board
			3  Human Services Q&A
			4  Search for a human service agency
*********************** Sample screen ENDS here ********************* 


*********************** Sample screen BEGINS here ******************

			<<< Nola >>>
			1  What is Nola
			2  What's new at the Nola libraries?
			3  Upcoming events / activities
			4  Library Directory
			5  Professional Library Directory

*********************** Sample screen ENDS here ********************


*********************** Sample screen BEGINS here *******************

			<<< The Teleport >>>

  			1  About the Teleport
  			2  The Packet Express (packet)
  			3  The Terminal Tower (tower)

*********************** Sample screen ENDS here ********************


*********************** Sample screen BEGINS here *******************

			<<< NPTN / USA Today Headline News >>> 

			1  About the Electronic News Center
			2  Headline News Summary
			3  Weather
			4  Snapshots
			5  NEWS
			6  MONEY
			7  SPORTS
			8  LIFE

*********************** Sample screen ENDS here *******************


*********************** Sample screen BEGINS here *******************

			<<< Youngstown State University >>>               
  			1  About Youngstown State University Info Files
  			2  List of Academy One Schools and Sponsors
  			3  Telecommunication Projects and Curricula
  			4  Daily Report Card (Newsletter)
  			5  Educator Lounge
  			6  Student Lounge
  			7  The Academy One Library
  			8  Special Populations and Programs
  			9  Parents Are Teachers
 			10 Telecommunications News from Around the 
 			11 The Academy One Bulletin Board
*********************** Sample screen ENDS here ********************


*********************** Sample screen BEGINS here *******************

			<<< Academy One >>>

 			1  Academy One Information Files
  			2  List of Academy One Schools and Sponsors
  			3  Telecommunication Projects and Curricula
  			4  Daily Report Card (Newsletter)
  			5  Educator Lounge
  			6  Student Lounge
  			7  The Academy One Library
  			8  Special Populations and Programs
  			9  Parents Are Teachers
 			10 Telecommunications News from Around the World
 			11 The Academy One Bulletin Board
 			12 The Affiliate System Network
 			13 <<< PROJECT(s) OF THE MONTH 

*********************** Sample screen ENDS here ************************

	The authors of this document strongly recommend the use of the
Youngtown Freenet. Clear directions are given at the bottom of each
screen. These directions are consistent accross screens and very easy to
follow. The login procedure is surprisingly simple and takes very little
effort to explore and to exit the freenet. 

	Yolanda Esparza and Meta Rousseau