Technological advances have altered every aspect of human life: from political, social economic and cultural. Internet has virtually taken over everything we do. In the field of academia and research, the impacts of internet are widely visible. Internet has actually has actually made learning and research easier. Most people now prefer a click of a mouse rather than a reach for the shelf. Internet contains a plethora of learning materials, some free, other accessible with cheap subscription while other can be bought at a largely subsidized price. Evaluation: Internet encyclopaedias.
A shift to internet encyclopaedia is a rite of passage in the current technology era. Although some people had gotten used to print media they have to accept that there is better tool at the moment. The website is continuously updated, it’s much more expansive and it has a multimedia. This fits well in an information based technology.
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