From today until Friday, BBC Radio 3's Music Machine will be holding its Net and Music week. A series of programmes will tell people about the Net - you do not need a computer, just a wireless. Details in Radio Times (or, if you are wired up, at http://www. musmac1.html).

A service for, and about, charities has been launched on the Net by Hemmington Scott. CharitiesDirect includes information on the top 5,000 UK charities. It is at Practise charity direct via the Globe Theatre's page at You can make credit- card donations to the theatre direct - your details are protected by the NetGain encryption system.

If you want to buy posters through the Net, look at the virtual gallery at

An official website for the Muslim community has opened at http://www. umma The Royal National Institute for the Deaf is now on the Web and can be located at UCL-Info/Divisions/ Library/RNID.

The Electronic Publishing conference is at the Hilton National London Olympia on 7-8 December. It has a Web site at