Library Tutorial Module 1 Quiz - Selecting Sources

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This quiz contains 9 questions about the Selecting Sources module you just saw. As you go through you can mark any question to review, and you will be given the opportunity to to review all your answers before submitting the quiz for a certificate of completion. When you have completed the quiz and are satisfied with your score, please print out the certificate of completion to give to your professor.


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  • 1. 
    Imagine you have an assignment to write a paper based on scholarly information. Which would be the most appropriate places to look? Choose all that apply.
    • A. 

      Journal

    • B. 

      Magazine

    • C. 

      Newspaper

    • D. 

      Research Database

    • E. 

      World Wide Web

  • 2. 
    All but one of the following statements describe information in a library. Which one best describes information on the Web?
    • A. 

      Information is selected through a review process.

    • B. 

      Information is not organized.

    • C. 

      Information is in a permanent collection.

  • 3. 
    Why would you go to a research database?
    • A. 

      To check your email

    • B. 

      To search the Web

    • C. 

      To find citations to articles on a topic

    • D. 

      To search for materials at a specific library

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      Harrison, Kristen and Joanne Cantor. "The relationship between media consumption and eating disorders." Journal of communication. 47 (Spring 1997) 40-67.

    • B. 

      Marguilies, Herbert F. "The moderates in the League Nations battle: An overlooked faction." The Historian. 60 (Winter 1998) 273-288.

    • C. 

      Jamison, Dirk. "Tao of the dumpster: My father's love affair with trash." Utne Reader, November 1996, 76-79.

  • 5. 
    How can you tell if you are looking at a popular magazine? Choose all that apply.
    • A. 

      Articles are written for the general public

    • B. 

      Articles are in-depth and often have a bibliography

    • C. 

      Issues have a lot of photographs

    • D. 

      Issues have few, if any, advertisements

    • E. 

      Usually published quarterly (4 times a year)

  • 6. 
    True or false? Some magazines contain in-depth articles which may be good sources for research papers.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Using what you know about "libraries on the Web," which of the following are you least likely to find on a library's Web site?
    • A. 

      Hours, policies, and contact information for the library

    • B. 

      Links to Web sites librarians have reviewed and recommended

    • C. 

      Access to electronic collections the library purchased or created

    • D. 

      Full text of all resources you would find in the physical library

  • 8. 
    Who publishes information on the Web? Choose all that apply.
    • A. 

      Companies

    • B. 

      Government Agencies

    • C. 

      Individuals

    • D. 

      Libraries

    • E. 

      Organizations

    • F. 

      Universities

  • 9. 
    What was the most important thing you learned in this module on Selecting Library  Resources? (There are no right or wrong answers, we just want to know your thoughts.)