Narrowing Down Search Results (2014)

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Narrowing Down Search Results (2014) - Quiz

You will have 1 hour to complete the quiz. Upon completion, you will receive a certificate with your score. You will have three options of sharing the certificate with your instructor. You will be able to print it. You will have an option of downloading and saving your certificate as a PDF file. Finally, the link to your certificate will be emailed to you, allowing you to forward it to your instructor.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A database search on your topic produced 1000 results. What course of action would be appropriate?
    • A. 

      Narrow search results by adding additional keywords to your search

    • B. 

      Expand your search by unchecking full-text limiter

  • 2. 
    An instructor asked you to find peer reviewed articles. While using EBSCO Discovery, in order to limit your search results to peer reviewed articles you should
    • A. 

      Select “eBooks” checkbox

    • B. 

      Select “Scholarly Journals” checkbox

    • C. 

      Select “Magazines” checkbox

  • 3. 
    What type of sources are included in EBSCO Discovery?
    • A. 

      Scholarly articles

    • B. 

      Magazine articles

    • C. 


    • D. 


    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    Subject terms are tags assigned to each article by experts.
    • A. 


    • B. 


  • 5. 
    What limiter should be used in EBSCO Discovery to limit search results to the last 5 years?
    • A. 

      Full Text

    • B. 

      Publication Date

    • C. 

      Source Types

  • 6. 
    Did “Module 4: How to narrow down search results in EBSCO Discovery” provide helpful information for your research projects? (There is no wrong or right answer. This question will not be graded.)
    • A. 


    • B. 

      Not helpful

    • C. 

      Don't know yet

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