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Information Literacy Tutorial: #2

Google Almighty

Going Beyond Google

Now that you have picked a topic, you need to find information. Google and Wikipedia might be acceptable places to begin your research, but you can't stop there. Your instructors will expect you to find books and articles.

Why? Because Google (the Internet) contains a mix of accurate and inaccurate information and it is often hard to tell the difference. You need authoritative, reliable sources of information. Books and journal articles contain that kind of information and are generally not available in any quantity on the Internet.

What this video:

Going Beyond 3 Minutes

 Now, click on the #3 tab at the top.