Dayton Metro Library Place photo here Internet Basics June 5, 2014
Today’s session we will review: • Introduction to the Internet • Internet Service Options • How to begin
What is the Internet? • A global network comprised of several hundred thousand interconnected networks in over 100 countries.
http://www.opte.org/maps/ Ever wonder what it looks like? You are here
How do you navigate the Internet? • You need a fast enough computer, • a modem, and an • Internet Service Provider.
Internet service options • Home Internet access services. (ISP) Internet Service Provider
Internet service options • Dial-up • Internet access via telephone lines • DSL Digital Subscriber Line • Digital data transmission (Frequency) over the wires of a local telephone network (telephone lines). • Broadband • A type of data transmission in which a single wire can carry several channels at once.
Internet service options • Free Internet access at the Library • Reserve a computer • Wi-Fi
Internet service options The Ohio Public Library Information Network provides Internet connections and information services to Ohio public libraries. OPLINprovides all Ohio residents fast, free public Internet access through the 251 independent local public libraries in Ohio, as well as the use of high-quality research databases not freely available on the World Wide Web.
How do you navigate the Internet? • The Browser • A browser is a software program used to view, download, upload, browse or otherwise access pages on the Internet.
Dayton Metro Library Place photo here Internet Basics
Dayton Metro Library Place photo here Internet Basics Thank You!