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1. All types of encyclopedias are inappropriate for use in doing research at the college level.
True
False
2. To locate materials the library owns you must search in?
Readers' Guide
Yahoo!
Librar
y Catalog
ERIC Database

 

3.Library Catalogs allow you to search for books using which three of the following search fields?
Author
Publisher
Title
Subject Heading

 

4. You can find citations to periodical articles in a Library Catalog.
True
False

 

5. Electronic databases will list all available sources published on a research topic.
True
False

 

6. The World Wide Web is the best starting point for locating scholarly, academic level information sources.
True
False
7. Library databases and WWW search engines allow you to translate your research questions into electronic searches using Boolean operators. What do each of these Boolean operators do? (Choose the right option for each operator.)
AND allows you to broaden your search results
AND allows you to narrow your search results
OR allows you to broaden your search results
OR allows you to narrow your search results

 

8. Library classification systems arrange books on the library shelves by?
Author
Title
Year of Publication
Subject

 

9. The Mobile Public Library will have most of the resources you need to do most of your college research.
True
False

 

10. Research produced by faculty at colleges and universities is most often published:
on the WWW
in general interest magazines
in books and scholarly journals

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