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Pros and Cons of using online resources

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Explore online resources such as WebNotes, Zotero, and RefWorks.

Share your experiences with these or other resources listing the benefits and pitfalls of using online services.

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More students are turning to online resources such as Webnotes, Zotero and Ref Works to assist in their research for their classes by helping them organize information they find when searching the web. The following solution describes each of these resources and gives the benefits and pitfalls of each.

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WebNotes is a very useful online resource for research. It is a web based application allowing users to highlight text and add sticky notes to web pages. Users can put their notes into folders for future reference, share notes with others and publish their collections into a PDF document.

Benefits: It can be installed as a toolbar.

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