Not always but often the underlying message is that by not using books they are at great risk of being misinformed and led astray by poorly sourced information from the likes of Wikipedia. The writer may use the Internet in the course of researching a subject just as he may use a library for that purpose, but the end product will still be a book. The internet could be a great resource for simple background information; the sort of information one would include in a study or assignment that just slightly begins to touch the surface of a certain topic. This essay aims to compare books and internet for research based on accessibility, speed and reliability. Books were read for studying a subject for entertainment or to know about history. What is it that makes books continue to appeal not just to a few as may be the case with vinyl records but to many? Now picking up a British history book about the civil war and you will see something along the lines of "America was evil and wouldn't accept out help and then attacked us. Books vs. Internet Research. books have an upper hand than internet. Often has archived materials—newspapers and magazines—that date back many years. There is a reality that students are often poorly equipped to use the information available to them on the internet, rely too heavily on the first results provided by their favourite search engine and rely too much on a small selection of sources. Provides free access to journals, magazines, newspapers, encyclopedias, and other print reference works. Has no system that catalogs and organizes all resources. Olivia is a Graduate in Electronic Engineering with HR, Training & Development background and has over 15 years of field experience. Doing Research on the Web Archived materials might only date back several years. Anyone with an Internet connection can publish a Web site. Is there a bias in this writing or is it politically motivated? Books are the storehouse of single-topic information, it is comprehensive, specific and complete, all the information which is needed stores within,  books don’t confuse us, it never waste our brain energy to decide where to go next, the forward flip of each page makes that decision for us, reserving all our energy for learning. There are tons of authors who write false books because they will sell like the whole cherry tree myth about George Washington was written in the book "The Life Of Washington" and since it was a book people believed it. E-books are full-text and searchable. Nsns bdjsNJs? So ya bbbbbyyyyyeeee. Internet is good, but, for research, books are better. Isnsksnjsnj jsNJsjs jsnsjsb jsnsjvsks jsnsjns hsjsn. The Internet allows anyone to create information and "facts" but books are more reliable as it is a longer process that verifies accuracy. 57 books — 4 voters Quotes Tagged “Research Methods” “The person must utilize adequate quantitative and/or qualitative reasoning in order to solve both ill and … Some sites feature rare books, documents, and special collections that traditionally have only been available in libraries. On the internet anyone can come up and post information and it is not revised or edited. People assume that because print sources need to go through some sort of publishing process, they are more accurate, but on the contrary, books can be just as inaccurate as the internet. A Closer Look at the Keto Diet: Egypt’s Latest Dietary Trend, In Photos: Egyptian Phone Photographer Captures Downtown Cairo at Sunrise, Mayar Sherif Becomes First Egyptian Woman to Reach Roland Garros Main Draw, From Street to Culture: UNTY’s Female-led “Berahet-ha” Preaches Women’s Freedom in Egypt, In Photos: A Visual Tale of Luxor’s Agricultural Transformation, ‘Eat Nabati’: New Egyptian Vegan Restaurant Opens in Toronto. On the surface level this too frequently becomes a discussion of the media used for the information. But, all in all, I think books are better. 1.0 INTRODUCTION Information is a vital and an indispensable component of any academic environment. kinshasa 1387 replies 81 threads Senior Member. A particularly great, and little known, resource that one can use in Egypt is the Egyptian Knowledge Bank. Are books more reliable than the Internet. I feel both books and internet have a very different perspective of looking things at. Text can be searched automatically, and cross-referenced using hyperlinks.