This is the most comprehensive and up-to-date reference on data communication. Each of the close to 3,500 entries is cross-referenced for ease of understanding. Special features include:
* Specially formatted text differentiates terms for connection types
* Screen captures to explain text windows and/or instructions
* Examples and graphical shortcuts to further clarify definitions
The International Dictionary of Data Communications lists relevant company addresses, telephone numbers and Internet sites and important meetings and conventions worldwide and sources of information.
Dan Freeman is an editor at American Library Association Publishing, where he focuses on library technology and online learning.