Checkpoint- Online Reasearch

Checkpoint- Online Reasearch - before I'm only familiar...

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Conducting research online is very different from conducting research in a traditional library. In a traditional library you can actually go in and get a book to check out and bring it home to read. When doing research online you have to sit in front of the computer to research. I personally prefer to conduct research online, because it's more convenient for me than getting up and dressed, not to mention burning gas going to a traditional library. Online is just plain convenient. The suggestions that were presented by the University Library Tutorial concerning web research strategies were very helpful for me, because I've never really used an online library
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Unformatted text preview: before. I'm only familiar with search engines. Which when you compare the two there really isn't much difference, except when utilizing the online library you have the Ask a Librarian tool. Another difference is search engines may not be as discrete as the online library. Search engines have the tendency to wonder away from the search topic. When approaching the online library for academic web searches I plan to utilize the information the tutorial provided, and not be afraid to ask the librarian for help if needed. I also plan to go back through the tutorial to make sure I am ready to use the library properly....
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