Sociology 260 Information Literacy Quiz

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This quiz reflects the concepts covered with the librarian. You may take the quiz as many times as you like. When you are finished, a certificate with your name and quiz grade will be generated. You can print the certificate, download it as a pdf, or email it to your professor.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is (are) the most useful or interesting thing(s) you've learned in these sessions with the librarian.(ungraded question)
  • 2. 
    What information or concepts from the sessions with the librarian are you still confused about or unsure of?(ungraded question)
  • 3. 
    Any other feedback?
  • 4. 
    A scholarly conversation is: (check all that apply)
    • A. 

      The process of scholars communicating their original research findings to each other.

    • B. 

      Like an ongoing conversation that others can join.

    • C. 

      A process that is closed to college students.

  • 5. 
    Literature review is the part of your research paper where you:(select one)
    • A. 

      Describe what other researchers have learned and written about on similar topics.

    • B. 

      Discredit previous research to make your own look better.

    • C. 

      Provide an overview of your variables and your research question.

  • 6. 
    Encyclopedia articles are:(check all that apply)
    • A. 

      An example of secondary or tertiary information (in general).

    • B. 

      Accessible through Credo Reference in the library databases.

    • C. 

      Useful for generating keywords or learning vocabulary on a particular topic.

  • 7. 
    Newspaper articles are peer reviewed.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Summon... (check all that apply)
    • A. 

      ...is the only thing you need to do library research.

    • B. 

      ...searches across many databases and disciplines.

    • C. 

      ...can be limited to search only peer-reviewed articles.

  • 9. 
    Great citation resources include:(check all that apply)
    • A. 

      DCCC Library's APA citation page

    • B. 

      Citation Fox (via SUNY Albany Library)

    • C. 

      Purdue Online Writing Lab

    • D. 

      DCCC Librarians

  • 10. 
    Your research paper is a:(select one)
    • A. 

      Primary source.

    • B. 

      Secondary source.

    • C. 

      Tertiary source.

  • 11. 
    The data you choose or collect for your research is a:(select one)
    • A. 

      Primary source.

    • B. 

      Secondary source.

    • C. 

      Tertiary source.

  • 12. 
    _______________ articles are the "cream of the crop" of sources to cite in academic writing.(select one)
    • A. 

      Newspaper and magazine articles

    • B. 

      Scholarly peer-reviewed articles

    • C. 

      Encyclopedia articles

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