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Your Library vs. Open Web

Why use these resources? The best way to answer this question is to think about what kind of results you get using our products versus what you get on the open web.

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welcome to the guided tutorial and your library verses the open web
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to begin we're going to start by asking a simple question
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wide use these resources
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the best answer this question is to think about what kind of results you get
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using our products versus what you get on the open web
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that is to say what you get by doing a search on google
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or yahoo are being
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let's start with the open wet
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what do you get back as results when you do a google are being search
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we all know the answer you get back links to website but try an example if
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we were to say google octopus
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here's one of the results we get back
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zappa topi dotnet slash tree after class
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please click on the link to get into this website and take a look
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this website discusses the physical characteristics of the pacific northwest
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react because and what can be done to remove it from the endangered species
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list
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of course there's no such thing as a tree octopus that this is hardly widely
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known to younger students and reminds us that while there's a lot of good
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information on the open web it is still true that anything goes
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now let's take a look at a surcharge octopus and they delivery source which
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may be available from your library
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we're using power research which is a cross search of multiple delivery
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sources
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please select the search button to view our results
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you will see at the results in this resource are coming from reputable print
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resources
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please select the article octopus from the gale encyclopedia of science
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this article contains all they need to know about the octopus including
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detailed descriptions images and behavior patterns
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now let's take a look at after purses in caves incumbents are resource for
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kindergarten through fifth grade
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this article contains all we need to know about the octopus is like cycle
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and customer reference buck called creatures of the city
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that's why we send our students to the library we sent in there because we
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trust that i'd like to areas have accumulated books journals magazines and
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other materials that we contrast
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materials that will give our students and teachers useful an accurate
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information
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now imagine that the library we send our students to is open twenty four by seven
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and available for any computer without mine access
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now we're talking about killed resources
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think of it as a part of the web it only jochen visit it's a special part of the
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web's filled with digitized magazines journals newspapers and reference books
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the same magazines journals newspapers are reference books that set on your
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library shelves
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and add to that
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we include podcasts videos images primary documents as well as other
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material and you have now a typical deal eve resource
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with electronic access to your libraries resources you can research specific
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topics you are interested in complete homework assignments
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by materials that are correlated specifically
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with state standards and much more

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