Why Can't I Just Use the Web?

You'd be surprised what you can't find on the open Web, at least not without paying for a subscription or purchasing materials. The Web is a great place to start research and get ideas, but you'll want to use your college library to access high quality, credible, academic materials to use as sources in your work. Your library pays for access to databases, journals and ebooks and provides them to you at no cost.

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