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Research Tutorial

This tutorial aims to help develop effective library research skills and critical thinking skills in all courses at Prince George's Community College.

Browsers

A Web browser is necessary software used to navigate and search the World Wide Web for information. The software allows for customizing on computers to access and display documents, view pictures, view videos, and hear sound. The software allows customizing it on your computer while using the processing power of the server at a remote computer. The browsers also interface with applications such as e-mailTelnet, and File Transfer Protocol (FTP). 

The three best known browsers are Mozilla Firefox, Chrome and Microsoft Internet Explorer.

Mozilla Firefox

If you need to become more familiar with using Firefox click on the link below.

Chrome

 

If you need to become more familiar with using Chrome click on the link below.

Internet Explorer

If you need to become more familiar with using Internet Explorer click on the links below.

Once you understand how to navigate the browsers, it will be easier for you to research this topic and others using them.

Popular Web Browsers

To search the World Wide Web it is necessary to have a browser software loaded on a computer. Here are some of the more popular browsers: