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The Internet has made education and the finding of resources easier and faster than ever before. Given that, going to the library to sort through stacks of old books seems unnecessary, right? Wrong. Despite the fact that the Internet and writing expository essay examples have become an incredible asset for students of all ages, it has not, and probably never will be, able to offer you all of the things that your local library can.

If it's been a while since you've spent much time in the library, or if you've found yourself wondering how you might better use the library in your studies, the following are only a few of the ways that you can make the most out of your library to enhance your education:

Staff members
Among the most precious resources in your community, the staff at your university or local library can be of tremendous benefit to you. While many librarians spend years in school studying the ins and outs of the field, equally important is that they spend all day, every day surrounded by resources. Not only can library staff help you track down whatever book you happen to be looking for, but they can also recommend several dozen more on your particular subject that you may never have known existed.

Digital resources and academic journals
Everybody knows that the primary function of a library is to store and catalog books, but it also offers a wide variety of other resources of which you may be unaware. For example, if you're a college student, you may have wanted to use academic journals for your research, but quickly found that subscriptions and one-off copies are just as expensive as textbooks. If this is you, then you should check with your local library and ask if they have access to these journals.

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