Three web based resources to help you study


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How can Internet help students who do not have access to vast libraries?

Most of the time when the word studying comes up, many students believe that they will have to be buried deep within books. However, with the advancement in information technology, this notion now does not hold true. There are a multitude of online resources that help students to turn their boring studies into exciting adventures.

Furthermore, many students do not have access to large libraries so that they can borrow books which they need to study nor do they possess ample funds to buy expensive books. So, in such cases, the Internet has proven itself to be quite a helpful resource, as almost all the students’ access to the Internet can use these resources, as they are free of cost.

If you want to know about some of these resources, do read ahead! 

  1. Try Google Scholar for a better research:

If you start using Google search, randomly typing queries, you will find some links that might prove helpful for you. However, many of these links will not be relevant to your search and will be useless, so you will just be wasting your time skimming through them.

If you want to save your time and find more relevant academic resources, try using Google Scholar.Through this source, you can find many academic articles, mostly free, that can be helpful. It is estimated that it has more than 160 million scholarly articles, so your search will lead to authentic articles which are relevant to your assignment and are of good quality.

  1. Look up Khan Academy:

With interactive videos available in almost 65 languages, Khan Academy is one of the best resources for students who want to have a comprehensive learning experience. This portal has video tutorials on almost all subjects that can help you to develop a deep understanding of concepts that are difficult to grasp otherwise. Khan Academy is available in more than 20 languages, so students around the world can benefit from this gold mine.

  1. Yes! Wikipedia can be used too!

Of course, your professors will insist that you never use Wikipedia and of course you cannot use it as a reference in your academic papers, however, Wikipedia is a great source of information that is written in simple English. So, if you have no clue about your assignment topic or where to start your search, just go to Wikipedia and start your search there, just to get an idea. Moreover, you will find that Wikipedia has source links at the bottom of the page, so you can always use these links to go to the original source of information.

There are many other numerous  resources available online, all are free of charge, so all you need to do is research, as you have a magic stick handy – the internet. If you use it properly, you can unlock a world full of treasures that has free resources, just waiting for to be tapped.


Author’s Bio: Melody Wilson is a reputable and versatile writer, having penned various articles, short stories and blogs on diverse topics ranging from the latest technology to education. She has a Master’s degree in Business Studies, but her interests also extend to literature. Currently, she is working as an academic content writer and manager for a well known online academic writing agency.


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