Falvey Research Challenge (fall 2015-2016)

11 Questions
Falvey Research Challenge (fall 2015-2016)

After viewing the two short videos, see how much you've learned about searching the Falvey Online Catalog by taking this quiz. Perfect score = 100. You may take the quiz as many times as you like to improve your score. You will receive an email report after each attempt.

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    [True or False]To start your search, simply type a term into the search box located at the top of any of the Falvey Library pages.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Entering the search terms "Midsummer Night's Dream" in quotation marks will
    • A. 

      Retrieve all the terms in any order

    • B. 

      Find those exact terms in that exact order

    • C. 

      Make them sound fancy

    • D. 

      Make no difference in your search

  • 3. 
    What types of resources appear in the far left-hand column of the search results page?
    • A. 

      Books and media

    • B. 

      Articles only

    • C. 

      Web pages only

    • D. 

      Tasty recipes only

  • 4. 
    Search the Falvey online catalog for a book on Abraham Lincoln. Which of the following books published since 2013 is in the collection?
    • A. 

      Slavery, War, and a New Birth of Freedom, 1840s1877

    • B. 

      Lincoln Memorial: The Story and Design of an American Monument

    • C. 

      Abraham Lincoln: Philosopher Statesman

    • D. 

      The Guide to Lincoln Log Architecture

  • 5. 
    To find a book on the shelf of the library you need to copy its
    • A. 

      Home phone number

    • B. 

      Patent Office number

    • C. 

      Call number

    • D. 

      ISBN number

  • 6. 
    What feature of the Falvey online catalog will help you focus your broad search and narrow your search results by publication date, document type or topic?
    • A. 

      Designators

    • B. 

      Filters

    • C. 

      Specifiers

    • D. 

      Pointer thingies

  • 7. 
    After finding the information for a journal or magazine article, what do you click to access the full text?
    • A. 

      The title of the article

    • B. 

      "Add to favorites"

    • C. 

      The "Find it" button

    • D. 

      The journal article icon

  • 8. 
    Which option will enable you to retrieve only articles of the highest scholarly level?
    • A. 

      Smart stuff only

    • B. 

      Expand results using synonyms

    • C. 

      Include newspaper articles

    • D. 

      Limit to peer-reviewed journals

  • 9. 
    After clicking "Find it," if you see a list of databases like the one pictured below, what should you click next to go directly to the full text of the article?
    • A. 

      Any of the "Journal" links

    • B. 

      Any of the "Article" links

    • C. 

      Any of the database names (such as LesixNexis Academic)

    • D. 

      Coverage range

  • 10. 
    Search for the article and answer the question:What is the title of the final section of the journal article "Sacred Fantasy in Game of Thrones" (Critical Quarterly, vol. 57, issue 1, April 2015)?
    • A. 

      Of kings and queens

    • B. 

      Soothsayers and visionaries

    • C. 

      Skinchangers and greenseers

    • D. 

      Godswood and weirwood

  • 11. 
    We'd like your feedback on the Falvey Research challenge.Were the videos understandable?  Too long? Too short? Just right?Was the quiz easy? Difficult?  Just right?Any other comments?