Library Research Skills Inventory Test Quiz!

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Library Research Skills Inventory Test Quiz!

Library research is the most complicated process of gathering information to prepare or write an article or present a project. It needs a lot of patience to discover new topics from various books and archives, which require the necessary skills and resources. Assess your familiarity with general library services and resources by taking this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The online catalog is used to locate what type of items?
    • A. 

      Books, periodicals, videos, dvds

    • B. 

      Articles, newspapers, phone numbers

    • C. 

      Books, articles, email addresses, phone numbers

  • 2. 
    Which of the following are scholarly journals?
    • A. 

      People

    • B. 

      Ebony

    • C. 

      Time

    • D. 

      Journal of African History

    • E. 

      Newsweek

  • 3. 
    Most of the information you find on the Internet is reliable and does not require you to verify its truthfulness.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    What does URL mean?
    • A. 

      Uniform Reliable Location

    • B. 

      Uniform Resource Locator

    • C. 

      Unique Resource Location

  • 5. 
    Encyclopedias, dictionaries, guides, and handbooks are all examples of what?
    • A. 

      Reference materials

    • B. 

      Reserve items

    • C. 

      Journals

  • 6. 
    Where can you usually find a map?
    • A. 

      Brochure

    • B. 

      E-book

    • C. 

      Encyclopedia

    • D. 

      Atlas

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is NOT a style format you might use to write your paper?
    • A. 

      MLA (Modern Language Association)

    • B. 

      Turabian

    • C. 

      Chicago Style

    • D. 

      New York Style

    • E. 

      APA (American Psychological Association)

  • 8. 
    The call number on a book helps you to identify:
    • A. 

      The book's date of publication and place of origin

    • B. 

      The longitude and latitude of book in the library

    • C. 

      The book's location library collection

  • 9. 
    If you want to do a quick search for a book, journal, or other library material, where should you look?
    • A. 

      Research Help 

    • B. 

      Primo

    • C. 

      Libraries and Collection 

    • D. 

      Services 

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