When people speak of Web pages,
they usually don't mean pages from books and research articles. However,
government documents, and scholarly periodical articles are all
accessible through the Web. These types of materials, often required by
teachers and professors for research projects, can be quite different
focus, and reliability than pages originally designed for the Web.
Book and journal publishing has changed since this guide for appeared.
Libraries are buying fewer paper copies of books and more e-books. Libraries have only online subscriptions to some (most?) journals or rely on online periodical databases to provide their students full
text access to magazine and journal articles.
To get an idea of the difference between "regular" Web pages
and periodical articles found on the Web, compare the results between a
for "flirting" with those resulting from a search using Google