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Background handout (35 Kb) and modules from a WWW/Internet training seminar at the Amer. Association of Bovine Practitioners (veterinarians) on September 17-18, 1997 in Montreal Canada. Some are .zip archives of WordPerfect 7 files and others html files. Modules are designed to be self-tutorials on how to use various aspects of the WWW. While each teaches something specific, they are all examples of general trends available on the WWW, so the skills and principles learned from these can apply to other areas. The modules have an Introductory section, a "Situation" for the user and then a series of steps for the user to do.
Handout reference from an invited presentation at the Horizon VII Conference on 7/29/97 in Harrisburg, PA.
Proceedings paper from an invited presentation at the Western Canada Dairy Seminar on April 1996 in Red Deer, Alb.
Handout reference from an invited short course at the National Mastitis Council annual meeting in Nashville, TN on 2/19-21/96. A set of exercises used at ths short course to teach WWW usage is also available. Both are available as a .zip file of a WP 6.1 format text file. Describes the main Internet technologies (telnet, ftp, newsgroups, Gopher, e-mail and WWW) and lists some common dairy and animal-related sites for each. The files' name are nmc.zip and nmc-wrk.zip, respectively. Also distributed to workshop participants were a file of WWW links from the first paper. That file is available also, and is named nmc.htm. Workshop participants were provided a diskette with the WWW link file and three key utilities needed for effective WWW use. The first is UUDEView, a Window's-based uuencodde/uudecode/MIME utility. The second is WinZip a Windows-based zip/unzip utility. The third utility is AutoWinNet , a Window's utility for automatic downloading of WWW and ftp files unattended furing times of off-peak Internet use and/or long distance phone rates.


Handout from an invited presentation at the National Milk Producers Federation annual meeting in Nashville, TN. (11/95). Available as a .zip file of a WP 6.1 format text file. Describes the main Internet technologies (telnet, ftp, newsgroups, Gopher, e-mail and WWW) and lists some common dairy and animal-related sites for each. The file's name is nmpf.zip.

Proceedings contribution from an invited presentation at the 4-State Applied Nutrition and Management Conference in LaCrosse, WI (8/95). Available as a hypertext file or as a .zip file of a WP 5.1 format text file. Describes the main Internet technologies (telnet, ftp, newsgroups, Gopher, e-mail and WWW) and lists some common dairy and animal-related sites for each. The file's name is 4-state.zip.

Handout from an invited presentation at MidWest ADSA/ASAS meeting in Ames, IA (4/95).
A .zip file of a WP 5.1 format text file. Lists some common dairy and animal-related sites for telnet, ftp, Gopher and WWW. The file name is mwadsa.zip

Handout from a contributed paper National ADSA meeting in Ithaca, NY (6/95).
A .zip file of WP 5.1 text file. Lists the URL and knowledge nuggets for the reproduction section of the National Dairy Database. The file name is adsa-95.zip.

Handout from an invited presentation at National ADSA meeting in Ithaca, NY (6/95).
A .zip file of a WP 5.1 format text file. Provides links to various WWW resources useful when publishing information in multiple formats. The file name is adsa95b.zip.

Handout from an invited presentation at the AABP meeting in Pittsburg, PA (10/94).
A .zip file of WP 5.1 format text file. Describes various Internet technologies. The file name is aabp2.zip.

Handout from an invited presentation at the AABP meeting in Pittsburg, PA (10/94).
A .zip file of WP 5.1 format text file. Describes common listserv software commands for use with Dairy-L. The file name is aabp1.zip.

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