Test your understanding by choosing the best answers to these 6 questions:
In an online database, such as ProQuest or the library catalog, which of the following searches would retrieve the most results?
Your biology teacher has assigned a speech on steroid use by athletes. Using an Internet search engine, you search for the term steroids. Your result list has 5,000 results, too many to review in the time you have. Many results are trying to sell you a product, called creatine. To remove these irrelevant results you change your search terms to read as follows:
You are looking for a book on how understandng child psychology can help parents. You search the library catalog for the terms child psychology and get back over 3,500 titles. Wha't the best thing to do next?
You are using the advanced search function to research genetic engineering in an online database. Your research has returned 3,500 articles; too many to read. How do you refine your search to return a more manageable number of articles?
All of the following apply to scholarly journals, EXCEPT:
Which of the following is characteristic of scholarly journal articles?