Chapter 24. Use the Internet to Support Your Presentation

The Internet is a remarkably useful tool, both for business people and for others doing research or curious about subjects they’d like to know more about. Millions of computers linked together worldwide have instantaneous access to information about nearly any subject you can imagine.

The Internet, however, is not without its problems. For one thing, the information it contains is unorganized. I spoke with Stephen Hayes, a business-services librarian at the University of Notre Dame, who described the Internet as “a library with all the books on the floor”. It’s no ordinary library either. Literally anyone can set up a home page, buy a Web site address, and begin doing business on the Internet. ...

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