Information Literacy - Research And Citation

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Information Literacy Quizzes & Trivia

Helping faculty use Information Literacy Standard 2 - the information literate student accessess needed information effectively and efficiently - in their classes. •


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Students only need research skills to do classwork.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Students are often unsure how to start doing research.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    What are some steps faculty can provide to help students in their research process (select all that apply).
    • A. 

      Provide a clear set of expectations based on the assignment given.

    • B. 

      Help point students in the right direction by suggesting materials.

    • C. 

      Allow students time to do research when you are available to answer questions.

    • D. 

      Send them into the Virtual Library blindly.

    • E. 

      Provide an example or 'sample project' for students to refer to.

  • 4. 
    The first step in the reseach process is:
    • A. 

      searching Google for websites

    • B. 

      Procratinating

    • C. 

      Defining the task (goal) of the research project/assignment

    • D. 

      To search the VL for resources

  • 5. 
    What is a Boolean operator?
    • A. 

      A character from a Harry Potter film

    • B. 

      A symbol in HTML code

    • C. 

      A method of refining a database search

  • 6. 
    What most common search engine do students use a natural language search in?
    • A. 

      The VL

    • B. 

      Google.com

    • C. 

      Visual Basic

  • 7. 
    Information Literate students
    • A. 

      Can locate materials in a variety of formats (online, text based, video, etc.).

    • B. 

      Revise their search strategies if they cannot find the information they need.

    • C. 

      Can evaluate and organize information

    • D. 

      Are developing essential 21st century skills for life long learning

    • E. 

      All the above

  • 8. 
    Information Literacy skills is bigger than just exposing my students to the Virtual Library.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    The Virtual Library lesson plans I submit each quarter for my classes are just another checkbox.  No one cares what they cover.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    The LRC staff are:
    • A. 

      Willing to work with helping you design your VL lesson plans

    • B. 

      Willing to come into your class and demonstrate how to use the Virtual Library

    • C. 

      Willing to allow you to use their 20 computers as a lab (with advanced notice)

    • D. 

      Committed to helping students succeed

    • E. 

      All of the above