Face it; it's easy and familiar to many people. Also, the Web is a great resource for research because it's so vast; you can find primary documents, news stories, research papers, pictures, movies, sound, government reports, and more. For research you would use the Web to:
You should care about this because you want to use the best resources you can to answer your research questions and learn about your topic.
Learn to choose your Web resources wisely in this video by Prentiss Price-Evans.
You don't want to wade through millions of Web pages. By using a few tricks, you can focus your searches relatively easily to those authoritative, reliable sources you want to use.
You can search Google Scholar below: