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Can't I Just Search the Web?
Sometimes a quick Web search finds just what you need. Sometimes it's not the best approach. What are some reasons to add the library to your search strategy?
Don't get us wrong, we love the Web. But it's important to understand the differences between information that's freely available on the Web - lots of great stuff, lots of junk, depending on your purposes - and information that libraries license that may be delivered via the Web, but that isn't found by any search engine. We can help you determine the best places to look based on the type of information you need.
We're happy to show you around the JHU Libraries - both online and in person - and help you learn to find what you need efficiently. Visit our Web site, stop by and say hello - we want to meet you!
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