Advanced Info - Arts And Humanities Quiz

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Advanced Info - Arts And Humanities Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Humanities can be defined as the discipline that includes: “branches of knowledge that investigate: human beings, their culture, and their self-expression”
    • A. 

      False

    • B. 

      True

  • 2. 
    Sub-disciplines of humanities include:
    • A. 

      Anthropology, economics, visual arts, sociology

    • B. 

      Literature, Languages, Arts, History, Philosophy, Religion

    • C. 

      Literature, visual arts, environmental studies

  • 3. 
    When helping find relevant, authoritative sources for humanities researchers, it will usually be important to limit search results to those published within the past five years.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Reference books and biographies are examples of:
    • A. 

      Primary sources

    • B. 

      Secondary sources

    • C. 

      Tertiary sources

  • 5. 
    JSTOR is:
    • A. 

      A shared digital library created in 1995 to help university and college libraries free up space on their shelves, save costs, and provide greater levels of access to content

    • B. 

      A vendor that provides journal digitization services to academic libraries

    • C. 

      vendor that provides archival services to libraries

  • 6. 
    According to MLA 8th edition, it’s important to indicate if a resource is print or web 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Digital humanities is an emerging area of scholarship, where digital technologies are used when conducting research in the humanities. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      Ask open questions

    • B. 

      Use a historical database like CBC archives and conduct a keyword search

    • C. 

      Identify when the event occurred, then select an appropriate resource to find an answer

  • 9. 
    ProjectMUSE is... 
    • A. 

      Database of scholarly full-text humanities and social science materials

    • B. 

      Database of high-quality, peer reviewed, scholarly full-text humanities and social sciences materials, citations and some full-text are available for free on the internet

    • C. 

      Database of high-quality, peer reviewed, scholarly full-text humanities and social sciences materials

  • 10. 
    The Arts and Humanities Index is...
    • A. 

      An index of peer-reviewed journals available via Open Access

    • B. 

      Citation only index, part of the Web of Science, key database in the arts and humanities

    • C. 

      An index of Canadian published peer-reviewed scholarly arts and humanities journals