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1. Scholars engage in research because? (Check all that apply)
it can be applied directly to practical and social problems
publication encourages other scholars to further explore the discipline
research advances the state of knowledge in a specific field of study

2. Most of the information produced in the United States is funded by federal, state, or local governments.
True
False

3. Traditionally the federal government has made the information it produces available to the public through?
the Library of Congress
the Internet
the Depository Library Program

4. Online access to information is convenient, but an important primary concern is?
the inability to guarantee long term preservation of the material
publishing the material online is difficult
searching for the information is difficult

5. Research produced by faculty at colleges and universities is most often published?
on the Internet
in general interest magazines
in books and scholarly journals

6. Peer-review? (Choose one)
is a process used to evaluate the merit and accuracy of research findings in industry publications.
is a process used to evaluate the merit and accuracy of research findings in scholarly publications.
is a process used to evaluate the merit and accuracy of research findings in general periodicals.
7. How can you tell you are looking at a popular magazine? (Choose three)

Articles are written with the general public in mind
Articles contain footnotes and a lengthy bibliography
Articles are concerned primarily with current events, hot topics, social and political commentary
Issues contain few if any advertisements
Title contains words like: Journal of, Review, or Quarterly
 Author is a journalist, freelance writer, layperson, or not listed at all

8. How can you tell you are looking at a scholarly journal? (Choose three)
Articles are written with the general public in mind
Articles contain footnotes and a lengthy bibliography
Articles are concerned primarily with current events, hot topics, social and political commentary
Issues contain few if any advertisements
Title contains words like: Journal of, Review, or Quarterly
Author is a journalist, freelance writer, layperson, or not listed at all

9. Based on your reading the following passage, choose the best answer from the choices below.

"The Sierra Club dismissed President Bush's energy efficiency photo-op today as another attempt to confuse the public about the real focus of his energy plan."

the passage reflects the organization's point of view
the passage is an accurate statement of the President's energy plan
the public is confused about the President's energy plan


10. Which of the following most closely reflects the ordering of the parts of a typical scholarly book?
index, table of contents, title page, appendix
title page, table of contents, bibliography, index
preface, introduction, table of contents, title page
title page, table of contents, index, bibliography
 

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