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Self Help Documents: Internet & Web

OTS is pleased to offer the following PDF publications and Flash movie tutorialsmovie tutorialas self-help technology resources for the Towson University community. (For other non-profit use please refer to our copyright information.) To open a publication or play a movie tutorial, click on its title. If your browser does not properly display the publication, you may need to install a free copy of Adobe Reader. If your browser does not properly display the movie, you may need to install a free copy of Adobe Flash Player. To search this page for a specific word or phrase, press Ctrl-F.

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Internet Explorer 9: Basic Features
Windows Internet Explorer 9 has a streamlined look and many new features that speed up your web browsing experience. This self-help document will step you through the new features in IE9.
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Internet Explorer 9 Quick Reference Guide
Use this valuable quick reference guide to learn the basic features of Internet Explorer 9.
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Firefox 2 Quick Reference Guide
Use this valuable quick reference guide to learn the basic features of Firefox 2.
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Internet Explorer 8: New Easier Features
Internet Explorer 8 is Microsoft’s newest Internet Browser. This self-help document will introduce you to the new easier features such as web slices, compatibility view and enhanced tab browsing.
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Internet Explorer 8: New Faster Features
Internet Explorer 8 is Microsoft’s newest Internet Browser. This self-help document will introduce you to the new faster features such as accelerators, search suggestions and visual suggestions.
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Internet Explorer 8: New Safer Features
Internet Explorer 8 is Microsoft’s newest Internet Browser. This self-help document will introduce you to the new safer features such as Domain Highlighting and InPrivate Browsing.
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Using the Internet Effectively

This is a guide to navigating the internet effectively and securely.

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Using Yahoo! Groups to Share Information

If your student group needs to have a place where others can log in and share calendars etc... try out Yahoo! Groups.

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Editing the A to Z Directory

If you are a phone book editor this document guides you through editing the A to Z directory.

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Web Style Guide Version 2

This document provides guidelines for creating and maintaining your site in accordance with the Towson University Web Template.

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HTML Basics

Learn what HTML (the building block for customization on the Internet), stands for and the basic elements you need to know to start using it.

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HTML Body Tag

This document shows how to use HTML BODY tags to create a basic HTML Web page.

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