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Research TerminologyEngines (search engines) - Programs that search the World Wide Web for information.
Directories - On the World Wide Web, a directory is a subject guide, typically organized by major topics and subtopics.
Databases - A database is a collection of information that is organized so that its contents can easily be accessed, managed, and updated.
Graphics - A collection of pictures and designs.
Periodicals - Magazines (including newspapers) that are published at regular intervals.
Specialties - General subject matter that is narrowed down to a single branch of study.
Government - Websites for information on anything associated with the U.S. government.
Books - Websites to review or buy books and publications.
Libraries - A collection of files with precompiled information.
Media - A best of searchable information of TV and radio publications.
Reference - Sources containing concise information on a variety of topics, i.e. encyclopedia