Q4.docx - Do you agree or disagree with the following statement It is better to use printed material such as books and articles to do research than it

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Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? It is better to use printed material such as books and articles to do research than it is to use the Internet. Use specific reasons and examples to support your answer It is critically important for students to use the best available resources when they conduct research. In my opinion, it is far better to use printed materials than online sources. I feel this way for two reasons, which I will explore in the following essay. To begin with, printed materials such as books and articles are more reliable than websites. This is because websites can be edited by anyone in the world, regardless of whether or not they are qualified academics. As a result of this, even articles in popular online encyclopedias often contain incorrect and biased information. My own experience demonstrates the danger of relying too heavily on web-based sources of information. Two semesters ago, I was assigned a research paper in a freshman history class. I cited data that I found on Wikipedia which later turned out to be
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