Module 7 : Search With 9 Search Engines/Databases.

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  • 1. 
    Which one of the following filters is not available in Pubmed?
    • A. 

      Affiliation Country

    • B. 

      Sex

    • C. 

      Languages

    • D. 

      Type of Articles

  • 2. 
    Searching in Pubmed, searching results for "obesity" AND "treatment" are larger than searching results for "obesity treatment".
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Searching with POPLINE:In the search box, AND, OR, XOR or NOT ? If multiple words are entered without a Boolean operator, the default is (1).For example, typing family planning searches for family (2) planning (not family (3) planning)
    • A. 

      (1) AND - (2) AND - (3) OR

    • B. 

      (1) OR - (2) OR - (3) AND

    • C. 

      (1) NOT - (2) NOT - (3) OR

    • D. 

      (1) XOR - (2) XOR - (3) AND

  • 4. 
    Searching with POPLINE:When accessing Popline, if you want to search a specific field, construct a multi-concept search strategy, and limit your retrieval by region, subregion, country, language, publication year and POPLINE Document Number; WHICH FIELD WILL YOU CHOOSE?
    • A. 

      Advanced Search

    • B. 

      Subjects

    • C. 

      Services

    • D. 

      All options are wrong.

  • 5. 
    Searching with POPLINE:1. We can use the asterisk (*) as a wildcard to truncate, or shorten, a word. However, we cannot use wildcards in some Advanced search fields, such as Keyword or Country/Region. --> TRUE or FALSE?2. When using an asterisk (*), what is the 'minimum' number of first characters of the word we have to type before the asterisk (*)? For example, to search for report, reports, or reporter, you can type: report*
    • A. 

      TRUE - at least the first 3 characters

    • B. 

      FALSE - at least the first 3 characters

    • C. 

      TRUE - at least the first 5 characters

    • D. 

      FALSE - at least the first 5 characters

  • 6. 
    What is this?
    • A. 

      Box "Advanced Search" of OpenGrey

    • B. 

      Box "Advanced Search" of Web of Science

    • C. 

      Box "Advanced Search" of Google Scholar

    • D. 

      Box "Advanced Search" of Popline

  • 7. 
    Boolean logics can not be used in
    • A. 

      Pubmed

    • B. 

      NYAM

    • C. 

      VHL

    • D. 

      Google Scholar

  • 8. 
    After searching with NYAM, we can limit our search results manually but not automatically. 
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 9. 
    Searching with SIGLE:(1) Which is the implicit operator used between different words typed in the same field?(2) Which is the default operator between the different fields in an advanced search?
    • A. 

      (1) AND - (2) AND

    • B. 

      (1) OR - (2) OR

    • C. 

      (1) AND - (2) OR

    • D. 

      (1) OR - (2) AND

  • 10. 
    Searching with ISI (Web of Science):ISI is not case sensitive. Our keywords are searched in the title, abstract and keyword fields only.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 11. 
    All of the following are true regarding search using 'Scopus', except:  
    • A. 

      Common words’ such as the 'his' are ignored in the search, unless you use them in a phrase enclosed in quotation marks

    • B. 

      Search words in Scopus are not case-sensitive

    • C. 

      Boolean searching is not available in Scopus

    • D. 

      Scopus will automatically search for most plurals, e.g. criterion will also find criteria

    • E. 

      When searching in Scopus, Using 'Hydatid-cyst' and 'Hydatid cyst' will find you the same results

  • 12. 
    While working in Scopus, Scopus will give a DOI (digital object identifier) for each document in your search results. What does DOI mean? 
    • A. 

      DOI is a digital identifier used to uniquely identify the objects/document of Scopus only

    • B. 

      DOI is a digital identifier used to uniquely identify an object/document used in Scopus and Pubmed only

    • C. 

      DOI is a digital identifier used to uniquely identify an object/document in the internet

    • D. 

      None of the above is true

  • 13. 
    The h-index is and index that attempts to measure both the productivity and citation impact of the published body of work of a scientists or scholar. The index is based on the set of the scientist's most cited papers and the number of citations that have received in other publications. The index is usually applied to the productivity and impact of a scholarly journal.In the example below, the total no. of documents for a certain institution were selected and then re-ordered by the highest cited. From what you have learnt in this module, what is the h-index for this institution? 
    • A. 

      88

    • B. 

      89

    • C. 

      90

    • D. 

      91

  • 14. 
    While searching using VHL, which of the following symbols can be used to replace character variation in the middle of a word? (example: organiZation, organiSation)
    • A. 

      *

    • B. 

      $

    • C. 

      ?

    • D. 

      !

  • 15. 
    While searching using VHL, which of the following symbols can be used when searching for words with the same root? (example: economy, economist, economical) 
    • A. 

      *

    • B. 

      !

    • C. 

      ?

    • D. 

      $

  • 16. 
    Which of the following are the components of a well-specific research question? (select the one with the best answer)
    • A. 

      Population, Biasis, Comparison group(s), outcome(s)

    • B. 

      Population, Intervention/exposure, Comparison group(s), outcome(s)

    • C. 

      Population, Intervention/exposure, Confounding(s), outcome(s)

    • D. 

      Participation rate, Study design, Comparison group(s), outcome(s)

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