Check Point Online Research

Check Point Online Research - I think my personal approach...

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Conducting research online is different from conducting research in a traditional library because online research is normally more up to date and there is such a diversity of information easily accessible from a computer at home or at work or even through your phone, whereas doing research in a traditional library you have to work around the library’s hours of operation and you can only keep their materials for a very short amount of time. I feel like there are pros and cons for each. For example: Online research is not always trustworthy whereas a traditional library has physical resources and you can make copies from the source you have chosen are using for your research.
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Unformatted text preview: I think my personal approach to conducting academic web searches will be to first research my subject with Wikipedia so that I can know a little more about my subject I will be researching. Then I will use a few different online search engines like Bing, Google, or AltaVista to look for sources, being careful to look for trustworthy sites and materials. Then from the information I gather through the different search engines online, I will move on to searching the many online databases the university has to offer in the University Library....
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This note was uploaded on 08/31/2011 for the course GEN 105 taught by Professor Adams during the Spring '08 term at University of Phoenix.

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