Finding the right paths to enlightenment among the internet's countless forums and cul-de-sacs is challenging and fascinating. The Sunday Times Guide to Education Online offers succinct but efficient directions. Giving brief summaries of the nature of many kinds of websites, it ranges from virtual museums and libraries via encyclopedias and dictionaries to such vast and labyrinthine mental playgrounds as BBC Education. There is advice on search engines and meta-search engines for the more sophisticated traveller, as well as routes for those taking their first exploratory footsteps. The Sunday Times Guide to Education Online by Matthew Wall costs pound;5.99 and is published by HarperCollins.