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Electronic resources available in most libraries include all of the following except:
College databases and the Internet.
Network systems that allow access to online library materials.
Wireless WI-FI systems.
Hard copies (books, etc.) of reference materials.
When conducting an information search on a specific topic:
You should use a practical step-by-step search going from specific to general sources.
You should use a practical step-by-step search going from general to specific sources.
You should use a topic keystroke method.
You should use a keyword step method.
Examples of general reference materials may include:
All of the above.
The Internet is a:
Computer network that provides links to organizations and billions of information sources that have been evaluated for usefulness and reliability.
Computer network that links organization and people around the world with each other and to billions of information sources.
Literary collection of databases and informational sources.
None of the above.
The first step in starting a practical search strategy for locating information on the Internet is to:
Review general sites to see what's out there.
Brainstorm all the possible keywords to use in a search engine so you can locate as much material as possible.
Carefully think about exactly what you want to locate, then identify important and related words to use in a search.
Limit your search to Boolean operators.
The CARS test for evaluating Internet resources stands for:
Create, Accuracy, Reliability, Support
Credibility, Accuracy, Reliability, Support
Credibility, Accuracy, Reliability, Substance
Credibility, Accuracy, Reasonableness, Support
The library would be a better starting point for beginning your research in all of the following situations, except:
An in-depth review of women in the armed forces.
When needing face-to-face assistance of a librarian.
When needing access to subscription databases.
When researching current news articles and blogs on a pop culture subject.
What are the steps of the writing process?
Planning, drafting, revising, editing.
Brainstorming, planning, revising, editing.
Outlining, prewriting, proofreading.
Drafting, revising, editing.
What is the sentence that states the central message you want to communicate in your paper?
When you are editing your paper you are:
Correcting technical mistakes in spelling, grammar, and punctuation midway through the writing process.
Correcting technical mistakes in spelling, grammar, and punctuation as a final review of the writing process.
Evaluating whether each idea is fully developed, explained, and supported by examples.
Evaluating paragraph structure and organization.
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