Information Literacy

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Information Literacy Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz tests a student's knowledge of the information sources in Buley Library and how to find, locate, and evaluate the information in the library and on the web.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Use CONSULS to find:
    • A. 

      Books in our library

    • B. 

      Multimedia in our library

    • C. 

      Materials in the CSU libraries

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    Books in our library are arranged by:
    • A. 

      Author's last name

    • B. 

      Title of the Book

    • C. 

      ISBN

    • D. 

      Call Number

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      E207.M3 S5 1854

    • B. 

      E207.M3 S52 1844

    • C. 

      AM 351 394.1

    • D. 

      E207.M3 S66 1844

  • 4. 
    A book by a journalist on the major events of the twentieth century is:
    • A. 

      A text book

    • B. 

      A primary source

    • C. 

      A secondary source

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    Which of the following search strategies will retrieve the least results?
    • A. 

      Quizzes AND essays

    • B. 

      Quizzes OR essays

    • C. 

      Quizzes AND essays AND tests

    • D. 

      Quizzes OR essays OR tests

  • 6. 
    You need a username/password or a library PIN to:
    • A. 

      Request books online from another CSU library

    • B. 

      Access library databases when you are not on campus

    • C. 

      Access online course reserves

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    To find journal articles on your topic, you need to:
    • A. 

      Search the appropriate database(s)

    • B. 

      Search "Journals by Title" on the library home page

    • C. 

      Use the full "CONSULS Library Catalog"

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    In which of the following databases can you find peer-reviewed journal articles?
    • A. 

      New York Times 1992-present

    • B. 

      CONSULS Library Catalog

    • C. 

      Academic Search Premier

    • D. 

      Gale Virtual Reference Library

  • 9. 
    Interlibrary loan service
    • A. 

      Obtains periodical articles not available at SCSU

    • B. 

      Sometimes takes more than a week or two to obtain articles

    • C. 

      Provides forms online for book and journal requests

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    Clicking on "Find article at SCSU" while searching a database
    • A. 

      Requests the librarian to get the article for you

    • B. 

      Finds an article that is similar to the one you are looking for

    • C. 

      Finds the full text of the article in another database

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 11. 
    What type of periodical is The English Review?
    • A. 

      A Journal

    • B. 

      A Magazine

    • C. 

      A Newspaper

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 12. 
    Plagiarism is when you
    • A. 

      Re-submit a paper that was written for another class

    • B. 

      Quote a sentence from a TV show without citing it

    • C. 

      Summarize something from the internet without documenting it in your paper

    • D. 

      All of the above