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B. "free" Web
A. scholarly Web resources
B. "free" Web
A. scholarly Web resources

This chapter focuses on knowing the differences between "free" Web and scholarly Web resources. What do the descriptions on the left column represent: "free" Web or scholarly Web resources?
-purpose is to sell something
-online indexes to periodical literature
-may not go through a review process
-full-text electronic journals

Google searches different types of websites, but Google Scholar searches only scholarly materials.

What is the difference between Google and Google Scholar?

a. Google
b. Google Scholar
a. Google
b. Google Scholar

Which of these is most easily found in Google versus Google Scholar?
-A weather forecast for Ames, Iowa for the next four days.
-A report on the effects of past years' weather on the Iowa soybean harvest.
-A list of past and future host cities for the Olympic Games.
-In-depth analysis on the economic impact of past Olympic Games on their host cities.

It needs to be evaluated because domain tells you where a site comes from but doesn't guarantee quality.

According to Chapter 2, is a website with a top level domain of .com automatically trustworthy, or does its content need to be evaluated?

authoritative in terms of credentials.

You've evaluated a website and found information about the authors that shows their many qualifications are relevant to the websites topic. According to Chapter 2, this suggests that the website is ...

A date listed after "Last updated on..."

Which of the dates listed below is the best indicator of the currency of a web page's content?

To provide news about the .Sherlock Holmes Society of London.

Using the criteria in Chapter 2, click on the link and evaluate this website: http://www.sherlock-holmes.org.uk/ . What is the main purpose of this website?

The author is listed but not any actual credentials.

Using the evaluation criteria in Chapter 2, go to this website and evaluate it: http://www.huapala.org/. What are the credentials for the author(s) of the website?

A. strength
A. strength
B. weakness
B. weakness

Chapter 2 indicates a number of strengths and weaknesses of Wikipedia. For each topic below, indicate which is MOST likely to be an area of great strength or an area of probable weakness in Wikipedia, as described in Chapter 2.
-Facts and trivia about the Twilight movie series
-Popularity of texting / text messaging / SMS around the
Comprehensive analyses of Freud's theories of psychoanalysis
-Shifting narrative strategies in Dostoevsky's novels

...

What is the main reason a sponsored link website gets placed at the top of search engine results?

Library PIN number and last 11 digits of your ISU card.

You're off-campus but need to get access to the ISU Library's scholarly databases and full-text journals, so you can finish a class assignment. Which one of the following choices do you need to use in order to login to e-Library resources?

[a] - QuickSearch
[b] - WorldCat
[c] - Google Books

You're looking for information on developing effective presentation skills. Match the information sources listed below to the appropriate finding tool - WorldCat, Quick Search, or Google Books.
[a] - books, ebooks, journals, articles & other scholarly materials from ISU Lib; all books available on your topic that you can check out.
[b] - materials in libraries nearest you; libraries nearest you that own copies of your textbook; books owned by any library that you can ILL for free.
[c] - ebooks you can download or buy; scanned full-text or excerpted books to read online; free ebooks for your Android or iPhone.

Books & more
Maps
All items
Audio Visual

Using Quick Search's first drop-down menu, which search strategy is the most efficient and effective to find the following:

-Books on Mahatma Gandhi.
-A map featuring Iowa rivers.
-Anything & everything possible with your search terms.
-A DVD of the Chinese movie Raise the Red Lantern.

that contain my query words

You are looking for a book and all you remember is the title includes the words time and tide. Type the words time and tide in Quick Search box, set the first drop-down menu to Books & more and the third drop-down menu to in the title.

Based on what you know about the book, which search strategy should you choose for the middle drop-down menu?

-as author/creator
-in the title
-in subject
-as author/creator

Using Quick Search's third drop down menu, which search strategy is the most efficient and effective to find ...

-items written by Jared Diamond
-items with a title that includes the word flexagons
-items about the vaccination of animals
-items written by the National Gallery of Australia

...

Use Quick Search to search for the book Balanced website design: optimising aesthetics, usability and purpose by Dave Lawrence and Soheyla Tavakol. Click on the title of the book you just found. Look at the Details/Request Item for the book. If you wanted to find more books that address effective web design strategies, which link in the Details view should you click?

Books and more, that contain my query words, as author/creator

During a class lecture, your professor mentions a book about honeybees and colony collapse disorder by an author named Halter. Which of the following Quick Search strategies is the most effective way to find this book, and why?

...

Quick Search lets you refine or narrow your search results using links on the left side of the screen. Do a search on textiles marketing. What are some criteria that can refine your search results in Quick Search?

-by topic
-by creator
-by subscription date
-by tags

-will find and relevant
-will find and relevant
-will find but not relevant
-will not find and not relevant

Truncation is a keyword search technique that helps you find useful variations of a term or terms. You're interested in finding books on gravity and want to find variations of that word such as gravity, gravitational, etc. If you incorrectly truncate your word too early as grav*, indicate which of the following words you might find, and also indicate whether that term is actually relevant to your topic.

-gravity
-gravitational
-gravy
-grading

OR will show results containing either one or all of the search terms.

Boolean operators (AND, OR, NOT) affect your keyword search results. If you do a search in Quick Search for books using the search phrase graffiti AND Los Angeles, you'll retrieve about 10 records for books. If you re-do that search as graffiti OR Los Angeles, you will broaden your search results (retrieve more records). Why is this so?

Media Collection

Use Quick Search to search for the music CD Born this way by Lady Gaga. Where is this CD located?

- BF441 .K238 2011
- Floor 3

It's important to know where to find a book in the Library. You heard about a book called Thinking, Fast and Slow. Search for that book now in Quick Search, click the Details/Request item link and then the Locations/Request item link to answer the following questions:

What is the call number of this book?
On which Floor or Tier is this book located?

Des Moines University Library

You're working on a group project and need the book Human Genetics & Genomics, by Bruce Korf. Search for this book in WorldCat.

Which is the nearest library to ISU that owns this book? (You may need to enter 50011 in the zip code box if you are accessing WorldCat from outside of Ames.)

read scanned full-text online, download the mobile ebook free, or buy the ebook

You need to read volume 4 of Chaucer's classic Canterbury Tales immediately, but all copies are checked out from ISU Library. What are your choices in
Google Books for this title?

AND will show results containing both search terms.

Boolean operators (AND, OR, NOT) affect your search results. If you search Quick Search for books using the search phrase Twitter OR marketing, you'll retrieve hundreds of records. If you re-do that search as Twitter AND marketing, you will narrow your search results (retrieve fewer records). Why is this so?

a. Scholarly web
b. scholarly web
c. free web
d. free web

his chapter focuses on knowing the differences between "free" Web and scholarly Web resources. What do the descriptions on the left column represent: "free" Web or scholarly Web resources?
a. full-text electronic journals
b. online indexes and research databases
c. often lacks authoritative content
d. content anybody can publish

Google searches different types of websites, but Google Scholar searches only scholarly materials.

What is the difference between Google and Google Scholar?

a. Google
b. Google
c. Google Scholar
d. Google Scholar

Which of these is most easily found in Google versus Google Scholar?
a. An explanation of the discovery of the dwarf planet Eris with pictures comparing Eris to the size of other objects in the solar system.

b. An article giving data on observations of the dwarf planet Eris.

c. Peer-reviewed articles giving economic predictions about future trends in the sports industry.

d. A list of sports facilities ranked by fan voting for favorite location.

may lack currency.

According to Chapter 2, is a website with a top level domain of .edu automatically trustworthy, or does its content need to be evaluated?

a. Strength
b. Weakness
c. Strength
d. Weakness

Chapter 2 indicates a number of strengths and weaknesses of Wikipedia. For each topic below, indicate which is MOST likely to be an area of great strength or an area of probable weakness in Wikipedia, as described in Chapter 2.

a. Development of the 1980s-90s British "shoegaze" music genre

b. Detailed information on the Campolaemus genus of snails

c. Detailed history of massively multiplayer online games

d. Objective information on illegal immigration to the United States

oney - the search engine company is paid to place it at the top

What is the main reason a sponsored link website gets placed at the top of search engine results?

a. Quick Search
b. WorldCat
c. Google Books

You're looking for information on developing effective presentation skills. Match the information sources listed below to the appropriate finding tool - WorldCat, Quick Search, or Google Books.


[a] - books, ebooks, journals, articles & other scholarly materials from ISU Lib; all books available on your topic that you can check out.
[b] - materials in libraries nearest you; libraries nearest you that own copies of your textbook; books owned by any library that you can ILL for free.
[c] - ebooks you can download or buy; scanned full-text or excerpted books to read online; free ebooks for your Android or iPhone.

a. Books & more
b. Maps
c. All items
d. Audio Visual

Using Quick Search's first drop-down menu, which search strategy is the most efficient and effective to find the following:

a. Books on consumer trends.
b. A map of ancient Egypt.
c. Anything & everything possible with your search terms.
d. A music CD by the group Daft Punk.

a. as author/creator
b. in the title
c. in the subject
d. as author/creator

Using Quick Search's third drop down menu, which search strategy is the most efficient and effective to find ...

a. items written by Hunt and Weintraub

b. items with a title that include the words economics and World War

c. items about human nutrition

d. items written by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

a. will find and relevant
b. will find but not relevant
c. will find but not relevant.
d. will find and relevant

Truncation is a keyword search technique that helps you find useful variations of a term or terms. You're interested in finding books on politics or political participation in Japan and want to find variations of that word such as political, politician, etc. If you incorrectly truncate your term too early as in poli*, indicate which of the following words you might find, and also indicate whether that term is actually relevant to your topic.

a. politics

b. police

c. politeness

d. political

OR will show results containing either one or all of the search terms.

oolean operators (AND, OR, NOT) affect your keyword search results. If you do a search in Quick Search for books using the search phrase graffiti AND Los Angeles, you'll retrieve about 10 records for books. If you re-do that search as graffiti OR Los Angeles, you will broaden your search results (retrieve more records). Why is this so?

read scanned full-text online or download the mobile ebook free

You need to read a copy of the 2003 edition of America's priceless heritage: cultural and fossil resources on public lands immediately, but all copies are checked out from ISU Library. What are your choices in
Google Books for this title?

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