Selected WWW Bibliography

SLAC 2 Jun 1994

Here're some documents to help you get started using, understanding, installing, and implementing WorldWideWeb services. WorldWideWeb is also known as WWW, W3, or the Web. It's even sometimes known by the name of the browser being used, e.g., MidasWWW or Mosaic.

Experimental FAQ on WWW
WWW Glossary
Glossary of hypertext terms used within the WWW Project
Line-Mode Browser
Status and instructions for running the line-mode client
CHEP 92 Paper
Summary and status by Tim B-L at "Computing in HEP 92"
Overview of WWW
1992 paper by Berners-Lee,Cailliau,Groff and Pollermann
WWW and Gopher
Comparison of WWW and Gopher
Server Guide
Instructions for running a server
HTTP Specs
Internet Draft proposing upgrades to the HyperText Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
HTML Specs
The HyperText Markup Language (HTML) in hypertext or Postscript format
HTML Primer
A Beginner's Guide to HTML from NCSA
URL Primer
A Beginner's Guide to Uniform Resource Locators (URLs) from Marc Andreessen
Style Guide
Tim Berners-Lee's Style Guide for Online Hypertext
HTML+ Specs
Proposed Internet Draft for enhancements to HTML
Cyberspace Guide
"Entering the World-Wide Web: A Guide to Cyberspace," a compendium of WWW information from Kevin Hughes
You may also find the comp.infosystems.www and related newsgroups interesting. Or consider joining a mailing list.

Check out conferences like the First International Conference on the WorldWideWeb! (Now over, but the page summarizes its events and follow-on activities like the formation of the WWW User Society.) For those in the San Francisco Bay Area, come to the SIG-Web meetings.

This page evolved from one written by Bebo White and Louise Addis.