Research & Information Technology


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WorldCat is a database that indexes the catalogs of many of the world's _____.

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1. Bibliographies are generally _____ in focus than databases.

2. A piece of criticism, data, or a scholarly study relating to a topic of interest is called a _____.

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About This Quiz & worksheet

What is the purpose of research and IT? Gauge your knowledge of these two topics and a feature of bibliographies by using the quiz and worksheet.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The goal of these tools is to help you assess your knowledge of:

  • What a strong search string includes
  • Name for a piece of criticism, data, or a scholarly study relating to a topic of interest
  • Characteristic of bibliographies
  • What the WorldCat does
  • Examples of reliable secondary sources

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about the purpose of WorldCat
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about what strong search string includes and interpret it correctly
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on research and IT

Additional Learning

The lesson titled Research & Information Technology can help you explore more about these topics. Objectives you can cover include:

  • Assess the reliability of information on the Internet
  • Determine what a secondary source is
  • Define IT
  • Identify sources for finding reliable information