Perry Rsch 1203 Galileo Quiz

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Perry Rsch 1203 Galileo Quiz

Checking understanding on database instruction for RSCH1203


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of these sources (publication types) can you find in GALILEO databases? Choose all that apply.
    • A. 

      Popular magazines

    • B. 

      Scholarly journals

    • C. 

      Electronic books

    • D. 

      Documentary films

    • E. 

      Newspaper articles

  • 2. 
    When you click on the "Find It" button in GALILEO, you will see the article.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    In a database, what is the difference between a PDF file and an HTML file?  Choose all that apply.
    • A. 

      The PDF is an exact picture of an article with all pictures; HTML is usually text only.

    • B. 

      HTML will have the citation information in the file; PDF requires you to print citation information separately.

    • C. 

      Articles in PDF can be sometimes be read aloud by a computer; HTML articles cannot.

  • 4. 
    What is an article abstract and why is it valuable?
    • A. 

      It's a brief summary of an article; it's great for copying and pasting into an annotated bibliography.

    • B. 

      It's a brief summary of an article; it's great to read so see if the full article is relevant to your research.

    • C. 

      It's a section of an article; it's great to read to see what other articles are similar and might be useful for your research.

    • D. 

      It's the author's explanation of why he/she wrote the article; it's great to read to better understand the author's perspective.

  • 5. 
    What is the name of the most popular general-purpose database?
  • 6. 
    Which database is the best source for newspaper articles?
    • A. 

      JSTOR

    • B. 

      Lexis Nexis Academic

    • C. 

      Academic Search Complete

    • D. 

      Blooms Literary Reference

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is a way that information from websites is different than information found in GALILEO databases? Choose all that apply.
    • A. 

      Authorship of websites is often unclear; authorship of articles in GALILEO databases is usually clearly stated.

    • B. 

      You are sometimes asked to pay for articles found from a website; GALILEO provides the articles from tuition and will not ask you to pay for individual articles.

    • C. 

      The web is searched with keywords; in GALILEO databases, you must search by author or title to find an article.

    • D. 

      GALILEO will limit results to reliable peer-reviewed journals; with websites, you must determine whether the content is trustworthy.

  • 8. 
    When you click the "Cite" link in a database, the database will create a perfectly formatted citation in MLA or APA format.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    The link surrounded by the __________ box is the one you should you choose to find a database by topic.
    • A. 

      Red

    • B. 

      Green

    • C. 

      Blue

    • D. 

      Black

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