Research using the internet

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Author(s)W. Brock MacDonald, Academic Skills Centre, and June Seel, UTM Library, Canada
Type of mediaWeb page(s)
Estimated study timeEstimated study time 30 minutes

More and more students are turning to the internet when doing research for their assignments, and more and more instructors are requiring such research when setting topics. However, research on the net is very different from traditional library research, and the differences can cause problems. The net is a tremendous resource, but it must be used carefully and critically.

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These few basic guidelines remind you how to be cautious when using the internet for research purposes.

LicenceUniversity of Toronto Fair-Use Policy
TimestampThis information table was last updated on 24 July 2012

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