Research Skills Quiz!

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Research Skills Quiz!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The only way to access the Library's resources is to visit the Library.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Which of the following do you not need to include in a citation?
    • A. 

      Author, if available

    • B. 

      Title of periodical

    • C. 

      Date of publication

    • D. 

      Call number

  • 3. 
    When evaluating websites for their credibility, it is important to look for:
    • A. 

      The person and/or organization behind the website

    • B. 

      The last time the website was updated

    • C. 

      Where the website got its information, statistics, etc.

    • D. 

      The website's domain ending

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    An abstract is:
    • A. 

      The article's citation information

    • B. 

      The article

    • C. 

      A brief summary of an article

    • D. 

      The table of contents to a book

  • 5. 
    Any information coming from an *.edu, *.gov or *.org website is trustworthy.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    OCCC's Library does NOT have type of material:
    • A. 

      DVDs and/or VHS videos

    • B. 

      CD and/or cassette recordings

    • C. 

      E-books

    • D. 

      Online streaming films

    • E. 

      We have all of the above

  • 7. 
    An article database:
    • A. 

      Can be found by going to the Library’s Find Articles webpage

    • B. 

      Will give me good authoritative information for my college essay

    • C. 

      Lets you search for articles on any specific topic

    • D. 

      Is updated daily

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    Which activities are allowed in the OCCC Library?
    • A. 

      Drinks with lids

    • B. 

      Children on the computers if sitting right next to a parent

    • C. 

      Unlimited printing from the Library computers

    • D. 

      Typing Word documents

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    Using the OCCC Library website you have access to:
    • A. 

      The Library's catalog, article databases and request forms

    • B. 

      Video tutorials and text research help

    • C. 

      CountryWatch, EbscoHost, books online and request forms

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    You should limit your search to "peer reviewed" articles if you want to:
    • A. 

      Eliminate popular magazine articles and find only scholarly articles

    • B. 

      Eliminate duplicate records

    • C. 

      Find a book review

    • D. 

      Find only articles available in full text online

  • 11. 
    One thing you cannot do using the OCCC Library catalog is:
    • A. 

      Check your library record

    • B. 

      Articles published in periodical literature

    • C. 

      Renew the loan of your library materials

    • D. 

      Locate materials placed on reserve by your professor

  • 12. 
    To find materials on the shelf in the Library, you need the:
    • A. 

      ISBN number

    • B. 

      Call number

    • C. 

      Title to find it alphabetically

    • D. 

      Call slip to give to the Circulation assistant

  • 13. 
    How can you access the library's online resources off-campus?
    • A. 

      Login with your social security number

    • B. 

      Login with your Mineonline and Angel user name and password

    • C. 

      Login with your OCCC ID number and password

    • D. 

      None of the above. Online library resources are only available on campus.

  • 14. 
    When searching by keyword for articles in a database you should:
    • A. 

      Expect to sort through a long list of results

    • B. 

      Your search in the form of a question

    • C. 

      Choose words or short phrases that describe your topic

    • D. 

      Just look at the first page of the results list

  • 15. 
    Choose the best resource for detailed information on George Washington.
    • A. 

      Biography.com

    • B. 

      Articles on specific events in his life

    • C. 

      A book on the life of George Washington

    • D. 

      A general encyclopedia

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