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Info Lit Tutorial: Session 5


1. The following is a citation for a book in APA style. Which statement is FALSE?

a) The title of the book is: Almost free: a story about family and race in antebellum Virginia.
b) The book was published in 2010.
c) The book was published by University of Georgia Press.
d) The author is E. S. Wolf.

2. When you write a research paper, you are required to include a bibliography or reference list. Which of the following statements is FALSE?
a) Your professor may suggest a style.
b) APA and MLA styles are two standardized methods often used for
citing sources.
c) Web sites do not have to be included in a bibliography.
d) Many library databases have "help links" for how to create a
bibliography and styles of citation.

3. The following is a citation for a journal article retrieved from a library database in MLA style. Which statement is FALSE?

a) The title of the article is: Parental Influences on Children's
Academic Self-Regulatory Development.
b) The date of the publication is: 8 July 2009.
c) This article has been retrieved from a library database.
d) The title of the journal is : Theory Into Practice.

4. Which one of the following statements about plagiarism is FALSE?

In order to avoid plagiarism, you must:
a ) give credit when you use another person's ideas, opinions, or
b ) give credit when you paraphrase another person's words, either
oral or written.
c ) give credit when you use quotations from another person's
spoken or written words.
d ) not adopt or reproduce ideas or words of another person.

5. Two commonly used citation formats for college research papers are:
a) MLA and APA
b) SAT and PSAT
c) NBA and NFL
d) FAQ and MAT


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