Notre Dame Libraries Information Literacy Pot of Gold

Hesburgh Libraries

University of Notre Dame

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  2. Introduction
  3. Information Cycle
  4. Investigating
  5. Searching
  6. Locating
  7. Evaluating
  8. Utilizing
  9. Ask a Librarian
  10. Acknowledgements

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Test Yourself!

  1. What information tells you that a citation refers to a journal article instead of a book?

    • Year
    • Author
    • Title
    • Volume and issue number

     
     
     

    The volume and issue number tells you that a citation refers to a journal article instead of a book.

  2. Which of the following best describes the function of a library call numbers?

    • Call numbers are addresses that put books on similar topics in the same "neighborhood" on the shelf.
    • Call numbers are used to put books by the same author together alphabetically on the shelf.
    • Call numbers are used to put books that were published in the same time period together and then arranged on the shelves systematically by the publisher of the book.
    • Call numbers are a type of accession number that allows libraries to inventory their collection.

     
     
     

    Call numbers are like addresses that arrange books on a similar topic together on the shelf.

  3. What kind of resource does this citation refer to?

    Harlow, H. F. (1983). Fundamental for preparing psychology journal articles. Comparative and Physiological Psychology, 55, 893-896.

    • Journal article
    • Book chapter
    • Book
    • Dissertation

     

    This is an example of a journal article citation.

  4. What information is needed to find a book in the library?

    • Status of the book
    • Call number
    • Floor location
    • All of the above

     
     
     
     
     

    All of the above (status, call number, and floor location) are needed to find a book in the library.
     
     

  5. What is the name of the classification system Hesburgh Libraries use for organizing books and journals on the shelves?

    • Dewey Decimal System
    • Superintendent of Documents (Su-Doc) System
    • The Library of Congress Classification System
    • None of the above.

     
     
     

    Hesburgh Libraries use the Library of Congress Classification System to organize books and journals on the shelves.

  6. While many journals are online, sometimes the print version is a better option.

    • True
    • False

     
     
     

    Sometimes the print version of an article is better. Print journals include advertisements and photographs or charts for analysis, or they may simply be easier to read.

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