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English 106/108: Free Web vs. Hidden Web

This guide has been created for students of English 106 and 108 to help them learn the Libraries' services and get help when they need it.

Is everything really freely available to everyone on the Internet?

The over 400 databases in Purdue Libraries are not free!  And because they are owned and made available for a price, subject to certain legal, contractual restrictions, they are not available to everyone on the web.