Internet Fair to Make Net Easier to Surf By Mike Field The Welch Medical Library will sponsor an Internet Fair Jan. 24 to 26 at the Tilghman Room on the ground floor of the Turner Building on the East Baltimore campus. Free and open to all members of the Hopkins community, the fair will consist of a series of presentations about computer networking and the Internet. "We know the Internet is used by over 5,000 people with Welchlink accounts," said Karla Hahn, network-based service manager at the Welch Medical Library. "The biggest confusion we find among users is knowing what the Internet can do for them. These presentations will cover what resources are available at Hopkins." The fair is designed to offer something for every level of computer user, starting with an "Introduction to the Internet" at 9 a.m. and progressing in one-hour sessions through Gopher, World Wide Web and Internet resources for basic science, public health, treating patients and medical educators. In addition, hands-on training sessions with limited enrollment will be offered in the library's educational computing laboratory. Introductory and general information sessions will take place on Jan. 24 and 25. On Jan. 26 the fair will feature special sessions for professional network managers. Subjects will include client/server technology and an introductory session to TCP/IP technology. For more information, or to register for limited enrollment hands-on training workshops, call 955-3410.
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