internet vs library 6-3-2011

internet vs library 6-3-2011 - sites. Another thing that...

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Violet Williams Check point: Online Research June 3, 2011 Extra, extra, read all about it, but where will you read it from, online or in a library? Conducting research online or in a library will allow one to gain information. One needs to know that there are advantages and disadvantages to each option of research. The advantages of using the internet are as follows: currency, convenience, diversity of information, electronic access, and ease of use. However, with every advantage, one needs to know that there are disadvantages that will have to be addressed. The disadvantages to using the internet are as follows: disorganization, no standards, transient, limited archives, costs, and unplanned content that are based on what is popular or profitable (mcneese.edu.). Online research should be used with caution because people will put up fake websites with bogus information so one needs to be able to know the difference between real and fake websites. A key to doing this is to know that URLs ending in .edu and .gov are trusted
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Unformatted text preview: sites. Another thing that needs to be expressed is that creditable websites are sometimes pay to use. If one encounters that problem, make sure that you check with the school because many of those sites have excellent sources just for student access without paying. The traditional library has its faults as well; all is not perfect in the world of books and walls. The advantages of using the library are as follows: organization, quality of materials, assistance, print exclusivity, availability of historical items, and collection management. The disadvantages of using the internet are as follows: hours of operation and time restrictions (mcneese.edu). Overall, research has to be looked at carefully whatever source or place that one gathers the information. The ultimate goal is to get the information. Resources: Research: internet vs library. Retrieved from http://library .McNeese.edu/tutorial/advantages.htm...
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