Info Lit Tutorial, Module 4

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Info Lit Tutorial, Module 4

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  • 1. 
    What does the term "peer review" mean?
    • A. 

      It means that the information presented was reviewed by other people who used it on the Internet.

    • B. 

      It means that the information presented was reviewed and suggested by my professor.

    • C. 

      It means that the information presented was proofread and checked by an editor.

    • D. 

      It means that the information presented was reviewed for accuracy and authority by other experts in the same field.

  • 2. 
    What is the most important thing you need in order to access the library's databases?
  • 3. 
    What word does EBSCO insert when you choose "Find any of my search terms?"
    • A. 

      And

    • B. 

      Or

    • C. 

      Maybe

    • D. 

      Not

  • 4. 
    Oh no!  One of the keywords used in the two modules prior to this one was NOT used in this example!  Which keyword is missing?
    • A. 

      Censorship

    • B. 

      Government

    • C. 

      Access

    • D. 

      Google

  • 5. 
    Does it matter that a keyword was missing in the search for journal articles and periodicals?
    • A. 

      Maybe

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      Yes

  • 6. 
    What is the purpose of an abstract?  (Check all that apply)
    • A. 

      An abstract is great because I can cite it in my bibliography and then I don't have to read the whole article.

    • B. 

      An abstract is great because it lets me know what an article is about.

    • C. 

      An abstract is great because it helps me figure out if an article supports my research.

    • D. 

      An abstract is great because I can tell quickly if an article is peer reviewed.

  • 7. 
    What are the differences between periodicals and academic journals? (Check all that apply)
    • A. 

      Academic journals are written for specific audiences in professional or academic fields.

    • B. 

      Periodicals are written for general audiences.

    • C. 

      Academic journals are edited and vetted by experts in the field for which they are written.

    • D. 

      Both periodicals and academic journals might be embargoed for up to 12 months in a database.

  • 8. 
    Why should you use limiters when searching in a journal database?
    • A. 

      Limiters are too confusing to use.

    • B. 

      Limiters help control the number of articles that I will have to preview for my research.

    • C. 

      Limiters are boring. All search boxes are like Google.

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