The main issue with open-internet content is the credibility factor: Who's behind the content?
As a student, you need to find content for your project(s). So, like we all do every day, you head for the open Internet and your favorite search engine:
Google, Yahoo, Bing…
But there is a big problem:
The search engines (the companies) are in the business of selling advertisement and the content you get has no quality assurance whatsoever...
Due to this big problem, you waste a lot of time and you seldom get what you need.
This LibGuide is designed to help you with researching on the open Internet.
Domains are the letters that come after the name of a URL.
For example, www.easternflorida.edu
The ‘edu’ is the domain.
Not all domains are the same.
For academic research, you need to stick to:
.edu (schools and educational institutions)
.gov (U.S. government agencies)
.org (official organizations, but not always)