The Web Demands Critical Thinking by Students

Scholarly resources abound on the Internet along with unfounded claims -- and librarians have not assessed the reliability of the information before students use it

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Some critics of the World-Wide Web question its usefulness as a scholarly resource, especially for undergraduates, who may rely exclusively on it for their research. But the Web will continue to affect learning, and we believe that professors and...

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