Library Research Quiz: Introduction To Social Work

8 Questions | Total Attempts: 42

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This quiz is for students in Introduction to Social Work who have had an in-class library orientation session with a librarian.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Once you've identified your legislative issue, where should you begin your research?
    • A. 

      Google

    • B. 

      APU Libraries Website

    • C. 

      Wikipedia

    • D. 

      National Association of Social Workers Website

  • 2. 
    Which resources give you access to library materials?
    • A. 

      APU Library Catalog

    • B. 

      LINK+ Catalog

    • C. 

      WorldCat

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    Reference resources, such as dictionaries and encyclopedias, are good places to begin your research because:
    • A. 

      They usually give you a broad, introductory overview.

    • B. 

      They contain detailed information on one subject.

    • C. 

      They can provide bibliographies containing more specific resources for further research.

    • D. 

      A and C

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    Which type of periodical will generally give you the most authoritative information for a research paper?
    • A. 

      Trade magazine

    • B. 

      Peer-reviewed journal

    • C. 

      Newspaper

    • D. 

      Popular magazine

  • 5. 
    Which resource will give you access to journal articles?
    • A. 

      APU Libraries' print collection

    • B. 

      Online databases, such as SocINDEX with Full Text or Academic Search Premier

    • C. 

      LINK+

    • D. 

      A and B

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    Which database limit checkbox should you mark most of the time?
    • A. 

      Full Text: all results will provide a full-text article

    • B. 

      Image Quick View: all results will be articles that contain Image Quick View images

    • C. 

      Cover Story: all results will be cover stories from various publications

    • D. 

      Scholarly (Peer Reviewed) Journals: all results will be from peer-reviewed journals

  • 7. 
    Which domains will provide the most authoritative websites?
    • A. 

      .gov, .net, .edu

    • B. 

      .com, .edu, .org

    • C. 

      .gov, .org, .edu

    • D. 

      .org, .net, .com

  • 8. 
    Which style format will you use for this course?
    • A. 

      MLA

    • B. 

      APA

    • C. 

      Chicago

    • D. 

      Turabian

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