World-Wide Web = WWW

Bibliography, recommended reading, for one chapter of the courses by Paul Nieuwenhuysen



HTML 4.0: the beginning of maturity.
Online & CDROM Review, 1997, Vol. 21, No. 6, pp. 375-378.



HTML. Introductory paper. [online]
Available from: [cited 2005]



PC Webopedia.
Available from:

An online encyclopedia and search engine dedicated to computer technology.
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Types of Computers



The Internet, World Wide Web and Web browsers. [online]
Available from: updated 2004 [cited 2005]


Arms, William Y.

Digital libraries.
Cambridge, Massachusetts : MIT Press, 2000, 287 pp.

2. The Internet and the World-Wide Web


Ayre, Rick, and Richard, Kevin

Web browsers. The Web untangled.
PC Magazine (USA), February 7, 1995, pp. 173-196.


Berners-Lee, Tim

World-Wide Computer: the human connection.
Communications of the ACM,  February 1997, Vol. 40, No. 2, pp. 57-58.


Bilotta, Eleonora, Fiorito, Mariano, Iovane, Dario, and Pantano, Pietro

An educational environment using WWW.
Computer Networks and ISDN systems, Vol. 27, 1995, pp. 905-909.


Black, Roger (with Sean Elder)

Web sites that work.
San Jose, California : Adobe Press, 1997, 240 p.

Rules that work                                   (A design primer)

What not to do on the Web   (An online primer)

Classic design                                       (Paying attention to history)

Where am I                                           (The importance of navigation)


Brain, Marshall

How web servers work. [online]
Available from: [cited 2005]


Browning, John

Cyber view: The Internet is learning to censor itself.
Scientific American, September 1996, pp. 20.


Calishain, Tara

Web search garage.
Prentice Hall, 2005.

Online tools and gadgets: browsers and more.


Chowdhury, G.G.

The Internet and information retrieval research. A brief review.
Journal of Documentation, Vol. 55, 1999, No. 2, pp. 209-225.


Search engines

Reliability of information on the Web

User interface

User studies

Organisation of information on the Web

Vocabulary control

Search output from the Web

Intelligent search agents

Web vs. Traditional databases (online and cd-rom)

The future of the online and cd-rom industry in the Internet age



Clyman, John, Mendelson, Edward, and Nadel, Brian

Web browsers: Microsoft takes the offensive in the browser battle with Netscape.
PC Magazine (USA), September 10, 1996, pp. 39-41.


Cohen, Laura

Understanding the World Wide Web. [online]
Available from:  [cited 2006]


Cooper, Eric A.

Library guides on the Web: traditional tenets and internal issues.
Computers in Libraries, October 1997, pp. 52-56.

Here's a primer for designing your library information for Web usage.


Cox, Andrew

Using the World-Wide Web for library user education: a review article.
Journal of Librarianship and Information Science, Vol. 29, No. 1, March 1997, pp. 39-43.


Cronin, Blaise, and McKim, Geoffrey

Science and scholarship on the World-Wide Web: a North American perspective.
J. Doc., Vol. 52, No. 2, June 1996, pp. 163-171.


Web features

Size and scope


Conviviality and convenience






Curle, David

Downloading data from the Web. (You're not in ASCII any more.)
Online, July/August 1997, pp. 51-58.

The Web versus traditional onle databases.

Downloading web data: five methods.

Future developments.


Davis, Philip

Welcome to the World-Wide Web.
Internet Librarian, January 1995, pp. 51-55.


Dawson, Andy

The Internet for library and information service professionals. (Second edition)
London : ASLIB, 1997, 79 pp.

8. The World Wide Web

What is it?

How does it work?

Inherent strengths and weaknesses of WWW


Search tools

General points on searching

Other Web developments

Key tips for the effective use of the WorldWide Web


December, John, and Randall, Neil

The World-Wide Web unleashed. (Everything you need to master the Web!)
Sams Publishing, 1994, 1058 p.

1. The World-Wide Web: interface on the Internet


Duncan, Ray

Power programming. An HTML primer.
PC Magazine (USA), June 13, 1995, pp. 261-270.


Eager, Bill

Using the World Wide Web.
Indianapolis : Que Corporation. 1994. 648 p.

2. The World Wide Web

4. How to create a WWW home page


Flynn, Peter

The World Wide Web handbook. (An HTML guide for users, authors and publishers.)
London : International Thomson Computer Press, 351 p.

18. Future developments


Ford, Andrew

Spinning the Web. (How to provide information on the Internet.)
London : International Thomson Publishing, 1995. 227 p.

1. Introduction

1.1. What is the Web?

1.2. What the Web has to offer

1.3. History and evolution of the Web

1.4. The future of the Web


Gralla, Preston

How intranets work.
Emeryville, California : Ziff-Davis Press. 1996. 206 p.

A global view of intranets


Hahn, Harley, and Stout, Rick

The Internet complete reference.
Berkeley : Osborne McGraw-Hill. ISBN 0-07-881980-6. 818 p.

The World Wide Web


Hastings, Bryan, Johnson, Amy Helen, Li-Ron, Yael, Scoville, Richard, and Thornton, Carla

Best Web browser. (Internet survival guide.)
Personal Computer World (U.S.A.), August 1996, pp. 136-138.


Herther, Nancy K.

Education over the Web. Distance learning and the information professional.
Online, September/October 1997, pp. 63-72.


Hofstede. Marten

De taal van het World-Wide Web: HTML.
Login, 1995, No. 2, pp. 23-25.


Hofstede. Marten

De taal van het World-Wide Web: HTML, deel 2.
Login, 1995, No. 3, p.41-44.


Hogan, Mike

Intranet applications challenge Notes.
Personal Computer World (U.S.A.), October 1996, pp. 118-120.


Ibrahim, Bertrand, and Franklin, Stephen D.

Advanced educational uses of the World-Wide Web.
Computer Networks and ISDN Systems, Vol. 27, 1995, pp. 871-877.


John, Nancy Regina, and Valauskas, Edward J.

The Internet troubleshooter: help for the logged-on and lost.
Chicago and London : American Library Association, 1994. 147 p.

11. Troubles with World Wide Web

13. A trouble resource list


Large, Andrew, Tedd, Lucy A., and Hartley, R.J.

Information organization.
Chapter 5 of Information seeking in the online age: principles and practice. London : Bowker-Saur, 1999, 308 pp.



References and further reading


Leon, R.E.

The world of Internet: a client-server architecture and the new generation of information servers.
Online & CD-ROM Review, 1994, Vol. 18, No. 5, pp. 279-284.

1. Introduction

2. The client-server architecture

3. Archie

4. Gopher


6. The World-Wide Web

7. Video conferences on the Internet


Levine Young, Margaret, Levine, John, Young, Jordan, and Baroudi, Carol

The Internet for Windows 98 for dummies.
Foster City, CA : IDG Books Worldwide, Inc., 1998, 358 pp.

7. The world according to e-mail: electronic mailing lists

10. Finding stuff on the net

12. Downloading, uploading, and other file-flinging fun


Li-Ron, Yael

Browsers: Communicator vs. Internet Explorer.
Personal Computer World (U.S.A.), December 1997, pp. 207-228.


Lidsky, David et al.

Internet: Online content: The Web delivers. (News, sports, weather, and even software come to your desktop.)
PC Magazine (USA), February 18, 1997, pp. 128-143.


Lidsky, David et al.

Home on the Web. [Cover story] (Everything old is new again: the hottest sites on the Web are filling the role that online services once did. AOL and 11 sites vie to be your home page.
PC Magazine (USA), September 1, 1998, pp. 100-141.


Mendelson, Edward

Internet organizers. Cover story: The ultimate utility guide.
PC Magazine (USA), May 14, 1996, pp. 197-202.

Nine utilities that help you organize the information you have found on the Web and stay on top of the last updates.


Notess, Greg R.

Lynx to the World-Wide Web.
Online, July 1994, pp. 78‑82.


O’ Riordan, Gobnait

An iterative development of a training programme in the use of the Internet as an information source and publishing mechanism.
In: Online Information 96: Proceedings of the 20th International Online Information Meeting, London, December 1996. Edited by David I. Raitt and Ben Jeapes. Oxford : Learned Information. pp. 77-83.


Perspection, Inc.

Microsoft Internet Explorer 5 at a glance.
Redmond : Microsoft Press, 1999.

1. About this book

2. Browsing the Web with Internet Explorer

3. Finding information with Internet Explorer

4. Handling information with Internet Explorer

5. Personalizing Internet Explorer

6. Expanding functionality with Internet Explorer


Poulter, Alan. Tseng, Gwyneth, and Sargent, Goff

The library and information professional's guide to the World Wide Web.
London : Library Association, 1999, 133 pp.

5. Publishing Web sites

8. Fundamental Web technology

9. Associated Web technology


Raggett, Dave, and Le Hors, Arnaud

HTML. HyperText Markup Language. [online]
Available from: [Cited January 1998]


Raggett, Dave, and Le Hors, Arnaud

W3C Activity: HyperText Markup Language ( HTML) [online]
Available from: [Cited January 1998]


Randall, Neil

What happens when you click. (HTTP: the underlying protocol of the World Wide Web.)
PC Magazine (USA), October 22, 1996, pp. 245-246.


Randall, Neil

Working off-line in IE. (Why and how you can browse the Web without being connected.)
PC Magazine (USA), May 6, 2000, pp. 112-114.

Why work off-line?

Making off-line work for you

Saving web pages

The work offline features


Schatz, Bruce R., and Hardin, Joseph B.

NCSA Mosaic and the World Wide Web: global hypermedia protocols for the Internet.
Science, Vol. 265, 12 August 1994, pp. 895‑901.


Semich, J. William

The World-Wide Web: Internet boomtown?
Datamation, January 15, 1995, pp. 37-41.


Stallings, William

The backbone of the Web. (A look at HTTP version 1.1, a necessary new Internet standard.)
Byte, October 1996, pp. 63-64.


Stross, Charles

The Web architect’s handbook.
Harlow,... : Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, 1996.

8. Knowledge agents and web search engines.

10 The future of the Web.


Tennant, Roy

Effective Web searching.
In: Fifth International World-Wide Web Conference Proceedings, Paris, The World-Wide Web Journal, 1996, pp. 32-45.



Guide to Network Resource Tools (GNRT). [online]
Available from: [cited 2004]



Torres, Teresa

The World Wide Web [online]
Available from: 1997, updated 1999 [cited 2002]


Torres, Teresa

Hypertext Markup Language AKA HTML [online]
Available from: 1997, updated 1999 [cited 2002]


Tripati, Vitha, and Breithart, Yuri

Replica management in content distribution networks.
In Proceedings of the IADIS International Conference on WWW/Internet 2005, 19-22 October 2005, Lisbon, Portugal, Edited by Pedro Isaias and Miguel Baptista Nunes, International Association for Development of Information Society (IADIS), pp. 209-218. ISBN 972-8924-02-X.


Van der Werf, Peter

Intranet, een stap terug?
Informatie en informatiebeleid, Voorjaar 1997, No. 1, pp. 17-23.


Winship, Ian, and McNab, Alison

The student's guide to the Internet.
London : Library Association Publishing, 1996. 130 pp.

8. Tips on browsing subject information

9. Tips on searching for information


Winship, Ian, and McNab, Alison

The student’s guide to the Internet 2000-2001. (Third edition.)
London : Library Association, 2001, 173 pp.

4. Net techniques explained

14. Jargon explained