See How Much You Already Know (Nur1102 - Fall 2014)

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SEE HOW MUCH YOU ALREADY KNOW
Answer these 5 questions to see how much you already know about recognizing scholarly sources.
You will get a certificate and an email report of your results.
Your score on this quiz does NOT count toward your semester grade.
NOTE: All 5 questions must be completed in one sitting. If, by chance, you close out of the quiz before completing it, please start it again from the beginning.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    1. Which of the following statements are true about a Google search for information on a topic in the field of nursing? (Check all that apply.) 

    • A.

      The most up-to-date clinical information will appear in the first screen of results.

    • B.

      You will have to sort through sources that are not scholarly.

    • C.

      Many scholarly articles that you retrieve will require payment to access full text.

    • D.

      Advertisements will be displayed among your results.

    Correct Answer(s)
    B. You will have to sort through sources that are not scholarly.
    C. Many scholarly articles that you retrieve will require payment to access full text.
    D. Advertisements will be displayed among your results.
    Explanation
    Google does not necessarily list the most recent results first.

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  • 2. 

    Which of the following criteria are characteristic of scholarly journal articles?    (Check all that apply.) 

    • A.

      In-text references

    • B.

      Authors who are affiliated with universities or recognized research institutions

    • C.

      Animations and other interactive features

    • D.

      List of references at the end of the article

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. In-text references
    B. Authors who are affiliated with universities or recognized research institutions
    D. List of references at the end of the article
    Explanation
    In the video "Is My Source Scholarly?" we will review the characteristics of scholarly journal articles.

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  • 3. 

    Scholarly articles undergo formal evaluation prior to being accepted for publication.  This process is called 

    • A.

      Editorial Review

    • B.

      Peer Review

    • C.

      Systematic Review

    • D.

      Integrative Review

    Correct Answer
    B. Peer Review
    Explanation
    Articles selected for publication via the peer review process are considered to be scholarly sources of the highest quality. The video "Is My Source Scholarly?" will introduce you to the peer review process.

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  • 4. 

    You are searching the library’s nursing database CINAHL for journal articles on the topic: "How can nurses help reduce the rate of childhood obesity?"  Which of the following search methods will get the best results? 

    • A.

      Type in a question, such as: What can nurses do to reduce the rate of childhood obesity?

    • B.

      Identify and use keywords connected with AND, such as: nurses AND rate AND obesity AND children

    • C.

      Use phrases, such as: reducing rate of childhood obesity, contribution of nurses

    Correct Answer
    B. Identify and use keywords connected with AND, such as: nurses AND rate AND obesity AND children
    Explanation
    The specialized search engines provided by the library will give you optimum results if you choose the best keywords to describe your search and enter them in the search boxes connected with AND. We will learn how to search CINAHL effectively during our in-class session.

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  • 5. 

    In the following reference what do the numerals 15(3): 176-180 refer to?Lewis-Smith, A. Cognitive behaviour therapy with children and young people. Child & Adolescent Mental Health. 2010;15(3): 176-180. 

    • A.

      Volume, issue, and pages

    • B.

      Issue, volume, and pages

    • C.

      Volume, month, and pages

    Correct Answer
    A. Volume, issue, and pages
    Explanation
    Journals have volume and issue numbers. These must be included in your references and listed in a particular order. The video on APA Style will introduce you to this method of documenting your sources.

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