OPAC: Online Public Access Catalog! Library Search Skills Quiz

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OPAC: Online Public Access Catalog! Library Search Skills Quiz

Below is an Opac: Online Public Access Catalog Library Search Skills Quiz. Libraries contain a lot of book., and if one is not able to understand how books are arranged, they may waste time looking for one particular book. This quiz offers you some practice searching in the EISP OPAC. Give it a try and get some practice.


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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Search for all books written by Eoin Colfer. How many are there?
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      12

    • C. 

      10

  • 2. 
    How many "online content" (e.g. web site, CD-ROM) items does the Library have on MATHEMATICS? Remember: I want only online content, no books.
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      0

  • 3. 
    How many dictionaries the Library has?
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      47

    • C. 

      50

  • 4. 
    Search for books on medicine. Search using the Basic Search the Title (all words) option. How many results did you get?
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      4

  • 5. 
    Search for books on medicine. Search using the Basic Search (the first option) and then by searching for Subject only. Compare the two numbers of results. What did you find? Please compare results for all-fields and subject search. Which has fewer results?
    • A. 

      Basic Search: 13 x Subject:10

    • B. 

      Basic Search: 5 x Subject: 12

    • C. 

      Basic Search: 21 x Subject: 9