The wealth of free information available via the Internet continues to grow at incredible rates. Search engines such as Google make locating useful information practical. This textbook often explores the Internet's impact on various industries, and the textbook industry is no exception. Is it possible that free Internet content might one day replace textbooks?
a. Go to and use the search box to look up "End user." Were any of Google's first five search results useful with respect to this course?
b. Go to and use the search box to look up "Knowledge worker." Compare Wikipedia's article with the information provided within this textbook. Which source did you find easiest to use? What advantages did Wikipedia provide? What advantages did this textbook provide?
c. Did Google, Wikipedia, or this textbook provide the most useful information about "Intranets"? Why?

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