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Directions: A passing score on this quiz is 8 out of 10 answers correct. This quiz can only be submitted ONCE. If you submit the quiz more times, all the subsequent scores are invalid. Your first quiz score for this tutorial will be recorded on your Yellow Reporting Form when you come to the Writing Center (18-104).

1. What is Expanded Academic ASAP?
A book index
Library Online Catalog
A Magazine/Journal Index
 
2. An example of a primary source is
First hand account of a current event
Editorial
Opinion piece
Diary
All of the above
None of the above
 
3. An example of a secondary source is reviews of arts and entertainment.
True
False
 
4. What is an important question(s) to ask when selecting a subject specific database?
Subject coverage
Dates of coverage
Availability
All of the above
None of the above
 
5. First hand accounts are descriptions of events by people with direct experience of those events.
True
False
 
6. Newspapers are good sources of information on current events.
True
False
 
7. In the following citation, what is the journal or magazine title?

O’Brien, Tom. "Doom and Gloom."America 21 May 2001: 31. Expanded Academic ASAP. Thomson Gale Group. Coll. of San Mateo Lib., CA. 22 January 2007. http://find.galegroup.com.
Doom and Gloom
America
Expanded Academic ASAP
Thomson Gale
 
8. What information is always contained in a periodical index?
Author's name
Author's date of birth
Full text of the article
All of the above
 
9. A newspaper article will often appear on the Internet before it appears in a database like InfoTrac.
True
False
 
10. Where would you find current opinion pieces about immigration to California?
InfoTrac
Ethnic Newswatch
The Internet
All of the above
 

Note: A passing score on this quiz is 8 out of 10 answers correct. This quiz can only be submitted ONCE. If you submit the quiz more times, all the subsequent scores are invalid. Your first quiz score for this tutorial will be recorded on your Yellow Reporting Form when you come to the Writing Center (18-104).


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