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Internet Basics

InternetOn the plus side you have been using the Internet for years, so you are very familiar with it. You use Google or Bing or Wikipedia all the time. Piece of cake.

However, using Internet resources for your college research can actually be more challenging than usig books or articles. It all goes back to the quality of information required for college research. This guide covers how to get the good stuff, search tips, and provides some background information on the Internet, search engines and directories.

 

What Is the Internet?

The Internet is global network connecting millions of computers. This includes but is not limited to the Web. The Web is the largest portion of the Internet and that with which we are most familiar. It uses HTML and can include other types of files such as graphic, audio and video files.

 

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