Week 3 Essay

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What are the three or more best practices you learned about using the Internet for academic purposes? How do you think you might use them? The three practices that I’ve learned about using the internet for academic purposes are the internet is fast, it’s convenient and it never closes. I love the fact that the internet is very fast. When you are pressed for time and need information immediately you can always count on the internet. You can find specific information that you need without reading a whole book. I also love that the internet is convenient. I can use the internet no matter where I am. I also love that the internet never closes. I can turn on the internet any hour of the day and it is open. Unlike a traditional library the internet is always open for use. How can you determine if the information on a website is reputable and worthwhile for a research paper? I can determine if the information on a website is reputable and worthwhile for a research paper by the person who wrote the article. If the article is written by a credible source, I would also check the resources that the article used, and make sure that they are credible. I would also like to see if the article is cited. If all these things were there then I would feel a little more comfortable that I was reading an article worthwhile. If these things were not on the article that I was reading I would not find it worthwhile for a research paper. I would want credible facts and reliable resources when I am doing a research paper foe

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