Michigan Elibrary (Mel) Assessment Test

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Michigan Elibrary (Mel) Assessment Test - Quiz

Just like the name implies, Michigan eLibrary (MeL) is an e-library geared towards residents of Michigan who could be entrepreneurs, students, or any other resident. The MeL provides a wealth of images, articles, and more than 440 libraries across the state.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    When was Michigan eLibrary launched?

    • A.

      1990

    • B.

      1991

    • C.

      1992

    • D.

      1993

    Correct Answer
    C. 1992
    Explanation
    Michigan eLibrary was launched in 1992.

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  • 2. 

    MeL consists of how many main areas?

    • A.

      4

    • B.

      5

    • C.

      6

    • D.

      7

    Correct Answer
    B. 5
    Explanation
    MeL consists of five main areas.

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  • 3. 

    Which of these MeL areas is available for only Michigan residents?

    • A.

      MeLCat

    • B.

      MeL Databases

    • C.

      MeL Best of the World

    • D.

      MeL Michigana

    Correct Answer
    B. MeL Databases
    Explanation
    MeL Databases is the correct answer because it is the only MeL area that is available exclusively for Michigan residents. MeLCat is a statewide interlibrary loan service, MeL Best of the World provides access to resources from around the world, and MeL Michigana focuses on Michigan-specific resources. However, MeL Databases offers a wide range of online resources, such as academic journals, magazines, and reference materials, that are only accessible to Michigan residents with a valid library card.

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  • 4. 

    How much do you have to pay per month to use MeL? 

    • A.

      $0.00

    • B.

      $4.99

    • C.

      $9.99

    • D.

      $19.99

    • E.

      Free for Michigan residents; $4.99 for others

    Correct Answer
    A. $0.00
    Explanation
    MeL is free to use for Michigan residents, so they do not have to pay anything per month.

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  • 5. 

    Which organization owns and operates MeL?

    • A.

      Library of Michigan

    • B.

      Michigan Library

    • C.

      Michigan Resources

    • D.

      United States

    Correct Answer
    A. Library of Michigan
    Explanation
    MeL stands for Michigan eLibrary, which is a digital library that provides access to a wide range of online resources and services to residents of Michigan. The organization that owns and operates MeL is the Library of Michigan. The Library of Michigan is the official state library of Michigan and is responsible for providing library and information services to the state's government, libraries, and residents. Therefore, the correct answer is Library of Michigan.

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  • 6. 

    Which ID card is required for borrowing a book from MeL?

    • A.

      Driver's license

    • B.

      Library card

    • C.

      State ID

    • D.

      Green card

    • E.

      Passport

    Correct Answer
    B. Library card
    Explanation
    A library card is required for borrowing a book from MeL. This is because a library card serves as proof of membership and allows individuals to access and borrow books from the library's collection. Other forms of identification such as a driver's license, state ID, green card, or passport may be used for other purposes but are not specifically required for borrowing books from MeL.

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  • 7. 

    What was the Learning Express Library originally called? 

    • A.

      LearnANDtest

    • B.

      LearnAtest

    • C.

      LearnFREEtest

    • D.

      LearnFORtest

    Correct Answer
    B. LearnAtest
    Explanation
    The correct answer is LearnAtest. This is because the question is asking for the original name of the Learning Express Library, and LearnAtest is the only option that includes the word "Learn" followed by "test," which suggests a connection to the library. The other options do not include the word "test" in the same way.

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  • 8. 

    How can you log in to the MeL Multisearch? 

    • A.

      Use of your ID and password

    • B.

      Use of your state ID

    • C.

      Use of of your driver's license

    • D.

      Use of your state zip code

    Correct Answer
    C. Use of of your driver's license
  • 9. 

    Where can you find historical data like diaries of Civil War soldiers?

    • A.

      MeL Michigana

    • B.

      MeL Databases

    • C.

      MeL Best of the web

    • D.

      MeL Cat

    Correct Answer
    A. MeL Michigana
    Explanation
    MeL Michigana is the correct answer because it is a digital collection provided by the Michigan eLibrary (MeL) that offers access to historical materials, including diaries of Civil War soldiers. It is a reliable source for finding such historical data and provides a comprehensive collection of resources related to Michigan's history.

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  • 10. 

    Which of these areas functions like the search engines?

    • A.

      MeL Databases

    • B.

      MeL Multisearch

    • C.

      MeL Michigana

    • D.

      MeL Best of the Web

    Correct Answer
    D. MeL Best of the Web
    Explanation
    MeL Best of the Web functions like search engines because it provides users with a curated list of websites that have been selected as reliable and high-quality sources of information. Users can search for specific topics or keywords within the MeL Best of the Web database and find relevant websites that match their search criteria. This feature is similar to how search engines like Google or Bing provide search results based on user queries.

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