Freshman Seminar Library Instruction Pre-Test
What are the last 4 digits of your Banner ID number?
What is your FRS 1000 professors last name?
Which of the following would you use to find a book in the Library?
A library database
A citation usually includes which of the following information?
The date of publication
Volume and issue number
All of the above
If you are searching for a book written by J.K. Rowling, then you will do:
A title search in the catalog.
An author search in the catalog.
A subject search in the catalog.
A keyword search in the catalog.
None of the above
Books are arranged in the Library according to:
The subject of the book
The color of the book
The size of the book
The age of the book
If a journal article is available in a database in full text , this means:
The article is more important than others
You will only be able to read the summary of the article
You will need to purchase the article
You can open and read the entire article
If you needed to find 5 articles for writing your paper it would be best to:
Use a library database
Use the Internet
Use the online catalog
Use an encyclopedia
You are writing a paper about "the effects of oil spills on the environment." Which set of keywords would work best?
ocean and disaster
oil spills or environment
oil spills and environment
deepwater drilling and boating
Scholarly journal articles differ from regular magazine articles because:
Scholarly journal articles are written for researchers, magazine articles are not
Magazine articles often have advertisements, scholarly journal articles do not
Scholarly journal articles contain references, magazine articles do not
All of the above
Wikipedia is considered a good source for academic information:
I've never heard of Wikipedia
Rate your comfort level using a Library:
I know my way around
I am an expert
I have never been in a Library before
Don't like libraries
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