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World Wide Web and Mosaic: User



Craig I. Schlenoff


The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is moving forward in providing and accessing information through the World Wide Web by using the Mosaic software package. The World Wide Web is a seamless world in which all information, from any source, can be accessed in a simple and consistent manner. Mosaic is a networked information discovery, retrieval, and collaboration tool used to view documents available through the World Wide Web. This document was created for the following purposes: - to help new users become more familiar with the World Wide Webb concept, - to demonstrate how to use Mosaic and its capabilities, - to introduce and explain the uses of the NCSA (National Center for Supercomputing Applications), HTTPD (Hypertext Transfer Protocol Deamon) server and explain how it is used, and - to provide a pointer to other documents further describing the World Wide Web and Mosaic.
NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR) - 5453
Report Number


mosaic, information discovery, information retrieval, www, world wide web, NCSA


Schlenoff, C. (1994), World Wide Web and Mosaic: User, NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD (Accessed April 25, 2024)
Created January 1, 1994, Updated October 16, 2008