1 : Identifies a variety
of types/formats of sources for information needed.
You should be able to:
Recognize that you have to choose appropriate sources
of information depending on your research needs.
Identify the difference between library resources
and information on the Web.
Recognize that library resources are located both
in buildings and on the Web.
Know what you would find in an online full text database
and in an online catalog.
1. The university library offers:
a) Organized online and print information resources
b) Selected books, journals, videos and CD-ROM
c) Reserve materials
d) Reference service, bibliographic/information literacy
e) All of the above
2. To find books on a specific subject in the Library,
you have to search:
b) OSCAR- the library online catalog
d) The library home page
3. Which is the name of the best appropriate database
to find full-text professional or peer reviewed journal
articles on a specific subject ?
b) Academic Search Premier
c) The Internet
4. Which description does NOT apply to reference
a) Books that include dictionaries, encyclopedias, almanacs,
atlases, handbooks etc.
b) Books that are located on the first floor of the Guarini
c) Books that may be checked out for 4 weeks by those
d) Books that are used to find introductory or background
on a subject.
5. You are preparing a research paper and you need
resources for background/introductory materials. Your
professor requests that you use print resources. Where
would you look?
a) Reference books such as encyclopedias or handbooks
b) Newspaper articles
c) The WWW
d) The library databases
6. Which of the following are you LEAST likely to
find on a library's Web site?
a) Hours, policies and contact information for the library
b) Links to Web sites that librarians have reviewed and
c) Access to the library databases and online catalog
d) Full text of all resources that you would find in the
7. If you are doing a research paper, the best place
to start is the WWW.