This is a list of pointers to documents which hopefully will take some
of the mystery away from the transition between college and graduate
work. Also included is some basic information about the networks and
things that it's just plain a good idea to know to make your life a
- For beginners, we have The Big Dummy's Guide To
The Internet; perhaps a bit simplistic, but valuable for things
which you know nothing about.
- Also, there's an online version of
Zen and the Art of the Internet.
- Perhaps most complete is the
Internet Web Text, an excellent starting point to learn about the
Internet and what goes on there which also includes pointers to other
- There are also FAQ's
(Frequently Asked Questions, with answers) about almost everything.