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moderated list


A mailing list or forum with a person (moderator) responsible for reviewing all postings and ensuring they relate to the topic at hand. Multimedia Works that combine various communication media, such as text, graphics, sound and video.
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cookie


Text file that stores information about pages viewed, passwords, etc.
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e-mail address


Identifies a specific e-mail account (username) located at (@) a particular domain.
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emoticon


A short sequence of keyboard letters and symbols that signifies a facial expression or emotion. Also called a "smiley." For example: :-)
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oscar


Another (older) name for the Ohio State University Libraries online library catalog and circulation system.
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periodical index


A database of articles appearing in magazines and journals, which can be searched by author, title, journal name, subject, words in the abstract, etc.
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specialized database


The smallest, most focused search tool, where information is usually limited to a specific topic but provided in-depth. They are sometimes called the "Invisible Web" because they contain information that is not listed in Web indexes.
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abstract


A brief summary of the key points of a written work, such as an article.
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administrative address


This is the e-mail address of the mailing list manager (software) for all lists that are hosted on a particular mail server. It is used to subscribe, unsubscribe to a list. For example: listproc@lists.unc.edu
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advocacy site


Main purpose of this type of Web site (also called a "soapbox" site) is to sway opinion. Useful for understanding opinions on a controversial topic, but not necessarily for unbiased information.
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