Library Research Quiz - Engl1101

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Library Research Quiz - Engl1101

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  • 1. 
    ________ is the best place to find print books about your topic at GPC libraries.
    • A. 

      Google

    • B. 

      GALILEO

    • C. 

      GIL Find catalog

    • D. 

      Academic Search Complete

  • 2. 
    Name a specific database where you can find a variety of articles for almost any topic?
    • A. 

      Literary Reference Center

    • B. 

      EbscoHost

    • C. 

      Academic Search Complete

    • D. 
  • 3. 
    GALILEO password for this semester is
  • 4. 
    What does “peer reviewed” mean?
    • A. 

      A way for librarians to review new books

    • B. 

      Discussing your paper with your classmates.

    • C. 

      A process used to evaluate the merit and accuracy of research findings in scholarly publications

    • D. 

      A way for the government to determine research grant money

  • 5. 
    In this picture what is the Journal Title?
    • A. 

      One Hundred Years of Solitude, Indigenous Myth, and Meaning

    • B. 

      Confluencia

    • C. 

      Literary Criticism

    • D. 

      Corwin, Jay

  • 6. 
    To access your library account, you'll need (check all that apply)
    • A. 

      GALILEO password

    • B. 

      Library PIN

    • C. 

      Your 900#

    • D. 

      Your last name

  • 7. 
    Research produced by faculty at universities and colleges is most often published
    • A. 

      In books and scholarly journals

    • B. 

      On the internet

    • C. 

      In general interest magazines

  • 8. 
    What is a clue that you are looking at a scholarly (peer-reviewed) journal?
    • A. 

      There are lots of colorful pictures

    • B. 

      The author(s) of the article are not listed

    • C. 

      Articles contain substantial list of references or works cited

  • 9. 
    In a paper that includes quotes, paraphrases, and summaries, a student needs to cite only quotes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Why might you use a GALILEO database instead of Google?
    • A. 

      GALILEO resources have the reliability of print resources

    • B. 

      To find magazine, newspaper, and scholarly journal articles on your topic

    • C. 

      My teacher won't let me use websites

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 11. 
    All articles in Academic Search Complete are peer-reviewed/scholarly.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Your topic: "Is it safe to text while driving?" Which search terms will give you the most relevant results?
    • A. 

      "Is it safe to text while driving?"

    • B. 

      Texting or text messages or driving

    • C. 

      Texting and driving

    • D. 

      Driving not texting or cell phones

  • 13. 
    An e-book reader is necessary to use GPC Libraries' e-books.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Not all articles in Academic Search Complete are available in full-text.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    If your search for articles in Academic Search Complete produces too many results, how could you narrow it to obtain fewer results? (Check all that applies)
    • A. 

      Use one of the Refine your results options on the left

    • B. 

      Add another keyword to your search terms

    • C. 

      Narrow your search results to recent publication date

    • D. 

      Remove a keyword so you are using fewer search terms

  • 16. 
    You are trying to find out if Consumer Reports magazine is available in GALILEO in full-text. What link on the GALILEO home page do you need to select to find out?
    • A. 

      Browse by Subject

    • B. 

      Browse by Type

    • C. 

      Databases A-Z

    • D. 

      Journals A-Z

  • 17. 
    To get to GALILEO, you can: (Check all that applies)
    • A. 

      Go directly to GALILEO website - http://www.galileo.usg.edu/

    • B. 

      Click GALILEO link on the library home page

    • C. 

      Click GALILEO link in iCollege

  • 18. 
    If you are searching for BOOKS with information ABOUT “The Tea Party Movement”, which would be the BEST search option?
    • A. 

      Title

    • B. 

      All Fields

    • C. 

      Author

    • D. 

      Subject

  • 19. 
    What database has a list of controversial issues that would be helpful in selecting a topic for your paper?
    • A. 

      Academic Search Complete

    • B. 

      GIL-FIND

    • C. 

      Opposing Viewpoints

    • D. 

      GALILEO

  • 20. 
    Discover GALILEO is
    • A. 

      A news release about new GALILEO features.

    • B. 

      A tool that allows browsing GALILEO databases by subject.

    • C. 

      A tool that searches multiple GALILEO databases and e-book collections simultaneously.

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