is a global network, connecting many smaller individual networks.
Information travels through fiber optic cables and phone lines from
one computer on the Internet to the next. For example, the computer
stations in the NCC libraries are connected to other computers
on campus, across the state, and around the world.
allows you to communicate with people, move files between computers,
and find and share information. While you are a student at NCC, you are
likely to use:
communicate with people across the Internet
Web to view
viewing articles, opinions, stories, art, sounds, and animations
stored on Web servers
log into other computers such as databases
and host computers
transfer protocol) to transfer files from one computer to another
across the Internet