The Essential Web A presentation at Computers in Libraries 2000, March 2000
Karen Hartman Ernest Ackermann  


The form of a URL

how-to-get-there :// where -to-go / what-to-get

Protocol: Internet protocol to use

Server name:
Internet domain name on the Web
File or directory name: Full Path name -- leading directories and file name -- of the file holding the information

Here's an example:

http :// / ~ernie/Glossaires/list.html

Protocol: http

Server name:
File or directory name:

Other examples

Karen Hartman
Ernest Ackermann
Presented at Computers in Libraries 2000 March 2000