PRE-LIBRARY WORKSHOP STUDENT QUESTIONNAIRE

 
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1. What is your student ID number?
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2. Select the department that your course is offered through?
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3. What is your course number? (e.g. 1A for English 1A)
4. What is the name of your instructor?
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5. Have you completed any Library Research Skills workshops? If so, check all apply.
6. Match the resource to the search tool used to retrieve it.
Subscription/Periodical DatabaseOnline CatalogSearch EngineI Don't Know
Book on ice carving
Peer-reviewed article on solar energy innovations
Current census information for zip code 94110
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7. Imagine that you are writing a research paper about the fall of the Roman empire. Your teacher recommends that you start with general works that provide a broad overview of the topic before looking at those that provide more specific details. In which order would you consult the sources below?
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8. Which statement is NOT true?
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9. A keyword search on a database has retrieved 10,000 articles. Which search strategy might work best to LIMIT your search to the most relevant articles?
10. When asked to perform a search on an Internet search engine or subscription database, which of the following searches would NARROW the results the most?
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11. Using quotation marks around words in a search will:
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12. When searching an online catalog for materials found in a library, what is the BEST search option to use to retrieve the type of information.
Subject SearchKeyword SearchAuthor SearchI Don't Know
Books by Stephen King
Books about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
A CD with the Beatles song Yesterday
A book about the internet and politics in Iran
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13. Subscription periodical databases
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14. Web sites found through a search engine (Google):
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15. If a website looks professional and has an author,
16. In which instances do you give credit by citing the source? (CHECK ALL THAT APPLY)
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