Are You Smarter Than A Librarian?

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 144

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Do you know more than a librarian when it comes to research and using the web? Let's see!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Information you find on the internet is generally more reliable than what you find in books and articles.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Online newspapers have the same content as the print versions.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Scholarly articles are available for free on the web (internet).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    A web site with the domain extension ".com" is not an appropriate source for a research paper.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    A subject search will retrieve more results than a keyword search.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Full-text journal articles are in the library's databases.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Scholarly articles are available in the library's databases.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    An author's qualifications, the date a webpage was revised, and active links to reputable outside sources should all be considered when evaluating a website.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    It is a good practice to quote from an abstract--a statement summarizing the important points of a text--and use it in a reference list (a works cited page).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    If I summarize the information from a particular source in my own words, it is not necessary for me to cite that source.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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