How to Search the Web
Understanding what the Internet is and how it works can enhance your online ... read more »
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Search engines are online software programs designed to help users locate relevant Web sites, and ... read more »
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Web directories are lists of hand-selected sites compiled by Web users and ... read more »
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Almost all of the information you find on the Internet is copyrighted. All copyright and intellectual property laws also apply to the Internet, so become familiar with terms-of-use policies and how to cite a source.
- Citing is the act of attributing borrowed ideas used in your own work to the authors or locations from which you took them.
- Always assume something is copyrighted and as a general rule, ask permission before using it.
- If you want to find free-use material, read the findingDulcinea Free-Use Media Web Guide.
- Unsure of what Web content is free to use and what you need to cite? See the findingDulcinea Web Guide to Plagiarism Prevention for sites on citation and plagiarism information.