Doing Research: The Internet for College Students FAQ

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Who created this tutorial?

The Doing Research: The Internet for College Students tutorial was produced by the
Texas Woman's University Libraries, Distance Education, and MLINK Technologies.

How do I begin the tutorial?

If you are ready to begin the tutorial, please start here.

This tutorial contains animation, for which you will need the most recent version of Macromedia Flash player. This player can be downloaded and installed at no cost from Macromedia®.

This tutorial is best viewed with a screen resolution of 1024 X 768. If you begin the tutorial and are unable to view the navigation buttons in the bottom, right-hand corner of the screen, click on Start, Control Panel, Display, Settings, and adjust your screen resolution.

How much time do I need to complete the tutorial?

This tutorial is designed so that you can go through the entire tutorial
in one session, or go through selected topics individually. If you do the entire tutorial at
once, it will take approximately 15-20 minutes to complete. A test is included at the
end of the tutorial.

My professor wants a copy of my test results. How do I email a copy to my professor?

Before you begin the quiz, you will be asked to enter your email address. A copy of
your results will automatically be sent your email address. You will have the option to
enter your professor's email address as well. If you choose to do this, a copy of your results
will automatically be sent to your professor.

What are the system requirements to view the tutorial?

The tutorial was designed to work on Windows® Operating Systems with
Microsoft Internet Explorer® version 6+ or with NetscapeT version 7+, and
works best on Macintosh® computers using Mozilla FirefoxT or OperaT 8+.
You may encounter other inconsistencies or incompatibilities between browsers,
and what can work for one may not necessarily work for another.

This tutorial contains animation, for which you will need the most recent version
of Macromedia Flash player. This player can be downloaded and installed at
no cost from
Macromedia®. There are known conflicts with the Flash animations on Macintosh® computers using
Microsoft Internet Explorer or Netscape 7.x, and on Windows 2000 using Mozilla FirefoxT.

How can I test if I have the Flash Player plug-in and that it is installed properly?

To view this tutorial you will need the Macromedia Flash
player. This player is available free of charge from Macromedia®. You can test proper installation
of the Flash player by visiting Macromedia's Flash test page. If you cannot see the animations
on that page, download and install the current version of the Flash player.

Please be aware that you will not be able to view the animated sequences if you are using
NetscapeT version 6 and that there are known conflicts with the Flash player on
Macintosh® computers using Microsoft Internet Explorer®.

Still having problems viewing the tutorial?

If you are still have problems viewing the tutorial, please call 940-898-3701 or use the
Ask A Librarian form
for assistance.