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TOP 10 REASONS WHY THE LIBRARY IS BETTER THAN THE INTERNET

1. Not everything is on the Internet
2. Not everything on the Internet is Free
3. The Internet is Not Very Organized
4. There is no quality control on the Internet
5. Sources on the Internet can be harder to verify
6. The Internet is too new for some things
7. Library online resources are available 24/7
8. The Internet is a mile wide and an inch deep
9. You're already paying for the library
10. Real live people can help you use our library

This list is adapted from Mark Herring's article, "10 Reasons Why the Internet Is No Substitute for a Library",  which originally appeared in American Libraries, April 2001, p. 76-78.

We're Here To Help!

Welcome to Summer Start!

You can contact me at:

Heidi Ziemer
Email: hziemer@albright.edu
Phone: (610) 921-7207

 

Reference librarians can help you at any stage of the research process. Please stop by the Reference Desk, call us (610-921-7211) or email us at libraryref@albright.edu.

 

And when the library is closed, get help at Ask Here PA.

 

Library Tour

Today you will be given a brief introduction to the library building. Don’t worry if you don’t remember everything—there’s a lot going on here! Just try to remember a few key places:

  • The Circulation/Reserve Desk
  • The Reference Desk
  • Media Classroom 1
  • Group Study Rooms