Importance of internet to microbiology?

The Internet is fast becoming one of the most essential tools in scientific research in general, not just in the field of microbiology. In clinical microbiology for example, a researcher may see how a newly discovered substance from the amazon is performing on a certain disease. With the click of a button, we can search vast libraries of scholarly information about any subject in the world in minutes. The Internet allows the microbiologist to share and receive information with other researchers in an effort to solve medical problems. There are many beneficial implications that if the Internet was to be taken away, this may pose a significant detriment to the advancement of scientific research