An Online Tutorial Taking You Through the Steps of the Library Research Process Web Sites

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Tutorial Contents:
  1. Library Map & Virtual Tour
  2. Avoiding Impulse Buys
  3. Size & Shape of Information
  4. Most Bang for Your Buck
  5. Trying it on for Size
  6. Don't Shoplift!

There is lots and lots of information available through the web. Much of this information is freely available to anyone, but some web sites are accessible only to subscribers. The web contains information beyond plain text, including sounds, images and video. Since anyone can post anything to the web, one must carefully evaluate the quality of web sites.

Use the Web:

bulletto find current news and information
bullet to link to information provided by the library over the Internet (including subscription databases)
bulletto find information about companies and organizations
bulletto find information from all levels of government
bulletto find statistics

Examples of Web Addresses:

bulletcensus.gov (United States Census Bureau)
bulletwww.google.com (Google, a search engine)
bulletwww.mchenry.edu (McHenry County College)

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