Unformatted text preview: look up multiple websites on the same subject, and see what information coincides and what doesn’t. Researching online seems much faster and easier, however verifying the information you discover can take as much time as taking a trip to the library. My personal approach to conducting academic web searches will be to start with the university library and then move onto to web to get more ideas on a subject and check their accuracy against what I found in the library. If what I found online was drastically different from the verified source it wouldn’t be wise to use that information in an academic paper. I can use Boolean operators to narrow down my Internet searches and the library will help me by allowing me to search databases by subject, blocking out any un-related material....
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- Spring '10
- Start, raditional library, hen researching online, le fact checking