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Yes.  You can use search engines like Google, Bing, or Yahoo to search the internet.

Start with our Internet Searching Tips for suggestions to make your searches more effective.

You will want to carefully evaluate the sources you find.  Take a look at our Evaluating Internet Sources guide for help identifying reliable information.  Our Evaluating Source Quality page has even more information on identifying appropriate resources for your level of research.

Review our Can I Use Wikipedia guide for information about Wikipedia's strengths and weaknesses.

Many assignments require scholarly research.  Our How Do I Find Peer-Reviewed Articles guide has criteria to help you determine whether the articles you've found could be considered scholarly.  It also has instructions on using Ulrichsweb to determine if a journal uses the peer-review process.

The best place to start your searches for peer-reviewed, scholarly, articles is the Capella University Library.

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