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A single search can link you to a thousand Web sites. The Web can be a good source for some information. But, when it comes to articles, the library is a more efficient place to search. On the Web, you may need to wade through many fragments of articles before you find full text that is freely available and appropriate for college-level research. If you use Web resources, evaluate them carefully.


The good and the
bad of the Web ...
  • Book and movie reviews
  • Directories
  • Statistics
  • Travel information
  • Government and nonprofit web sites
  • not written for an academic audience
  • most articles are not available for free
  • hard to focus on a specific question
  • Reliability and accuracy of site

 

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