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1. Which of the following is a primary source?


2. When your instructor tells you to use information that can be verified, he or she is asking for:  


3. Which of the following statements is based on opinion?


4. When your start researching a broad topic, which of the following is the best method for making the subject manageable?


5. How does having a solild research question help you with your topic?


6. One difference between magazines and journals is that:


7.  Which of the following sources would give you the best (evaluated) information on GMOs and allergies?


8. Which of the following sources will usually have information that has been evaluated?  (see list above)


9. Compare the number of results from gmos and gmos and labeling.


10. What are the results of the phrase search using genetically modified crops.”?


11. What types of full text sources can you directly link to from the results page?


12. What kind of resources are available from the Specialized Databases tab?


13. Look at the 4 call numbers listed below. What can you say about them without going to the shelf? (You might want review the paragraphs above)


14. In general, what type of article have you found using Google Scholar?


15. What happens when you use quotation marks to enclose your keyword phrase on Google?


16. What can be said about your results?


17. Which of the following statement is true?


18. By looking carefully at a URL, you may be able to tell:


19. Which of the following is true for this page?


20. Which of the following is true for this page?


21. Which of the following is true?


22. When searching the web for information on GMOs and food safety, this web page from Monsanto came up. Since the site is authored by a reputable corporation, which other part of the evaluation process would be most important to consider if you were going to use this web site?


23. You have found this online article and wonder if it is true. Which of the following could you use to check whether it is true?


24. What would you do if you wanted to use this Wikipedia article?


25. Which of the following is the best way to proceed and why?


26. Critical reading is being involved in what you are reading, which helps you find the author’s views and interpret them?


27. Which of the following is true?


28. When you are involved in critical reading, you are:


29. Synthesis is:


30. The 3 best ways to include the words of other writers in your research paper include:


31. Which best describes a topic statement of a research paper?


32. What are you doing when you paraphrase a sentence or an idea?


33. Of the following types of information, which one does NOT need to be acknowledged?


34. Based on the Academic Integrity tutorial, which of the following is true?


35. Is it ethical for you to use the ideas of another person in a research paper?


36. Where would you look to find the most reliable information for formatting in-text citations using MLA style?


37. Why do you need to use in-text citations and a Works Cited page?


38. Which of the following is the correct way to cite the following sentence?


39. Which of the following is the correct way to cite two books by the same author within the body of your research paper?


40. When is it acceptable to use an online citation generator?



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Locate books and ebooks
Locate and use reference books
Locate and use periodicals
Use journal and newspaper databases
Use the Internet for research
Evaluate information
Cite sources (i.e. MLA, APA, CSE)



Did you have an orientation to the Library Research Workbook in the library?