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1. The most common and easiest way to start a topic search in the UA Libraries’ Catalog is with a:(select the best answer)
Subject Heading Search
Call Number search
Keyword Search

2. You are trying to find a copy of A People's History of the United States by Howard Zinn. Which of the following searches will work?
History, United States
History And United States-Keyword Search
A People's History of the United States

3. How do you choose quick search options such as title, journal title, call number from UA libraries catalog.
use the default
drop down boxes
Enter the word 'title', 'jounal title', 'call number'

4. You want to search the UA libraries catalog for books about the environment. The term has several forms, so you decide to truncate it. What would you type in search box to retrieve all three of these: environmentalism, environment, environmentalist?

5. You want to search for books about elederly and their care or treatment. Choose the best keyword search.
elderly And treatment
elderly or aged
care AND treatment
elderly AND treatment
aged or care

6. Where is this book located in the UA libraries sysytem? Author: Popcorn Faith Title:EVEolution : the eight truths of marketing to women Call Number:HF5415.33.U6 P66 2000
Gorgas Library
Education Library
Business Library

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