Why Use Web Searching?
Web results may provide you with current source, that when properly evaluated, will yield useful information. Use some of the links below to get you started. If you have any questions regarding the validity of a source, please use the source evaluation guidelines below.
Academic (Scholarly) vs. Popular Source
Why Use Databases?
Databases offer sources that have been curated and evaluated for accuracy. Many of the sources available in databases are made for academic use. Information can be located by simple and advanced searching, as well as browsing by topic.
How Database Searching Works