Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Session 1 Quick Check
Decision Making: Copyright Law for the Internet
The term copyright applies to the exclusive legal right to reproduce, publish, or sell a
product (in its literary, musical, or artistic form) by its originator. Before you download or
copy graphics, maps, images, sounds, or information from Web sites that you visit, you
need to find out if and how you can use the materials and then, if necessary, get
permission from the owner of the content. Some Web sites include their copyright and permission
request information on their home pages. Some Web sites indicate that the material is free,
but almost everything on the Internet is copyrighted.
If you perform research on the Web, you might encounter the term fair use . This term
refers to the legal use of copyrighted material for educational or nonprofit purposes, as
opposed to commercial profit. Information that is considered factual and materials that
are so old that copyright protection no longer exists fall under the category of fair use. You
should still give credit to any Web site that you use in your research.
By carefully checking the copyright and permission policies of the Web sites you visit,
you can ensure that you make the right decision regarding if and how you can use the
content you find and avoid violating any copyright laws.
Now that Susan has a better understanding of how to use Internet Explorer to fi nd
information, you can end the Internet Explorer session. If you have only one tab open,
you close Internet Explorer the way you do any other program, using the Close button on
the title bar. However, if there is more than one tab open, you can choose to close one
tab to leave a Web page instead of closing Internet Explorer entirely. To close the tab for
the current Web page, click its Close Tab button. If you have more than one tab open and
you close Internet Explorer, a dialog box will open asking if you want to close all tabs
before exiting the program.
To automatically close
all tabs when you exit
Internet Explorer, click the
Always close all tabs check
box before clicking the
Close all tabs button in the
dialog box.
To exit Internet Explorer:
1. Click the Close button on the Internet Explorer title bar. A dialog box
opens, asking if you want to close all tabs or the current tab.
2. Click the Close all tabs button to close all the tabs and exit Internet Explorer.
Session 1 Quick Check
1. What does the abbreviation ISP stand for? What is an ISP?
2. What is the purpose of a Web browser?
3. Briefl y defi ne the term home page .
4. Defi ne each part of the following URL: http://www.earthshare.org/index.html .
5. What is tabbed browsing?
6. What three lists are available in the Favorites Center?
7. What is an RSS feed?
8. What is a Web Slice?
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