Websites are listed here if they provide free help, tutorials, or general information for new Internet users. If your site offers help for a specific topic, please use the Open Directory Project's "search" feature to find the appropriate category.
Free information about browsers, e-mail programs, newsgroups, search engines, and simple tips for a more enjoyable surfing experience.
A straightforward overview of key internet concepts from the AARP.
Offers online computer courses, tips, and configuration help, including a jargon buster, and HTML tags.
Basics on using the Net for those who don't like reading long manuals. Includes tips on searching, using email, newsgroups and chatting.
The site makes understanding the Internet easy, teaching everything novices need to know. How the Web works, getting the most from web browsers, sending e-mail, protecting privacy, keeping kids safe.
Information for beginners who want to make their own website.
The newbie friendly home of help for the newbie of all stages and ages. Tutorials, trainers, online lessons, and reference.
Articles on Internet basics such as search techniques, and web-page design.
A starting point for those new to the net. Includes many helpful links and descriptions to often sought resources.
List of common emoticons used by Web users to convey emotion in written text.
Covers topics ranging from designing your first Web site, to information on domain names, and Web site promotion.
The BBC's guide to using the Internet.
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