Education Library Assessment
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Sara Schenirer Institue
Sir Ken Robinson is a best-selling author and longtime advocate of transforming education. Using the library's databases, can you locate articles written by Sir Ken Robinson?
No, you can only search the library's databases using: KEYWORDS and JOURNAL TITLE
Yes, you can locate articles written by a particular author using the library database's descriptive metadata field: AUTHOR
A database is an organized collection of information that allows a user to search for a particular topic or citation in a variety of ways (e.g., keyword, subject, author, title, population, date). Which database(s) will yield information specifically related to education?
Academic Search Complete - A comprehensive scholarly multi-disciplinary database
Gale’s General OneFile - A general periodical database
JSTOR: Arts & Sciences I and II - A database that accesses journals in key fields associated with the humanities and social sciences
ERIC - The Educational Resource Information Center database
Education Research Complete - A database covering scholarly research and information relating to all areas of education
When searching the Internet for a United States government report on carbon dioxide emissions and greenhouse gases, which url below would be best?
Read the following statement: "Automobile emissions effect our air quality." Which of the following boolean search strings would yield the best results from a database?
emission and air quality
automobile and effects
effects and emission and quality
automobile and emission and "air quality"
Which resource would you select if you wanted to locate a traditional print book in Concordia's library?
NetLibrary's ebook database
Ebsco Host's Academic Search Premier database
The Library's online catalog
Which of the following is a characteristic of a scholarly journal?
The presence of glossy photos and advertisements
Articles are written by people from a variety of fields
Topics covered are not confined to one major field or study
Footnotes and bibliographies are regularly used to cite sources
Plagiarism is presenting the work of others as though it were your own; it is a form of theft. Which of the following is an example of plagiarism? (check all that apply)
Rewording someone else's information and using it without giving credit
Using copyrighted images from the Web without giving credit
Using ideas of others as if they were your own without giving credit
Copying text written by someone else and using it with no quotation marks
Using phrases and sentences of others as if they were your own without giving credit
If you type "death penalty" OR "capital punishment" into a library database your results will include articles with either term, but not necessarily both.
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