Welcome to the Academic Foundations Library Guide! In this guide, you will find resources for conducting research in the library, learn how to research different careers and types of positions, and develop effective searching strategies to maximize the impact of your research.
Given the advent of Google, Wikipedia, and various other online resources, it seems like everything we want to find out already lives just a touch of a screen away. Sadly, that same ease which makes finding information a snap also contributes to its unreliability. Just as easily as you can access the newest tidbit online, someone can add new false information (sometimes intentionally, but often without any ill intent).
So what are the perks of relying on library resources and databases over some other online tools?