Media Center Orientation

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Questions about Media Center orientation


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  • 1. 
    One difference between a data base and a search engine is:
    • A. 

      Search engines allow you to limit the format of information you are searching

    • B. 

      Databases are of inconsistent quality

    • C. 

      Databases allow users to access information that is copyright protected

    • D. 

      Search engines often need oil changes and new tires

  • 2. 
    The name of a large portion of the web which is not available by search engines is:
    • A. 

      The World Wide Web

    • B. 

      The Invisible Web

    • C. 

      The Web We Weave

    • D. 

      Jack Webb

  • 3. 
    All of the following are not accessible on the free web, EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Around 90% of books still under copyright protection

    • B. 

      Full text of magazines and newspaper articles

    • C. 

      Information not protected by copyright

    • D. 

      Expensive reference books, in-depth biographies and historical works

  • 4. 
    Two databases to which our school subscribes are Ebsco Host and ________.
  • 5. 
    Complete this analogy:  premium cable is to basic cable as _______ are to search engines.
  • 6. 
    Each of the following is a contol you can use to narrow or broaden a search, EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      + AND

    • B. 

      = TOO

    • C. 

      - NOT

    • D. 

      OR

  • 7. 
    Our head librarian's name, spelled correctly is Mrs. ______
  • 8. 
    Name your favorite part of the newly-designed Media Center and explain in detail why