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How to Use Online Tools

The World Wide Web is a part of the Internet that contains documents, images, and various other types of resources that are hyperlinked, or linked, to each other and that are able to be found, or retrieved. The documents are kept on computers called servers, and the servers can send the information to your computer. The World Wide Web is also referred to as the Web, and resources found on the Web, or online resources, may or may not be trustworthy. Use online tools to find online resources.

Some online resources are free, and others require a fee to use.

Not finding what you need? Try changing your keyword or try another search strategy.

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  • Too many hits? Try more specific keywords.
  • Not enough hits? Try more general keywords.

Next => Now that you have used your sources, it is time to take notes.