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Research Online: A Practical Guide 
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Intro | Web Basics | Searching | Links | Citing Sources | Conclusion

But I Already Know How to Surf the Web
Learn to Search Smarter
panacea: a remedy for all ills or difficulties
What the Library Offers
What the Internet Offers

This tutorial is designed to help you explore the ins and outs of conducting effective research on the Internet. Research Online gives you all the tools you'll need to:
  • understand basic Internet terminology
  • search the Web without wasting time
  • conduct thorough, systematic Internet research
  • judge a Web site's usefulness and reliability
  • cite electronic sources
Become a Web Research Specialist!

Complete our Research Online tutorial successfully and become a McDougal Littell Web Research Specialist, ready to conquer the most intimidating homework assignment using the best of the Web. Follow these guidelines to become a Web Research Specialist:
  1. Research Online is divided into six sections: Introduction, Web Basics, Searching, Subject Links, Citing Sources, and Conclusion. The tutorial is most useful if these sections are completed sequentially. Navigate the sections by clicking on the subject headings on the top navigation bar.

  2. As you progress through Research Online, you will find icons labeled "tell me more," "try it out," and "quick quiz."

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