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

2. You are looking for books by Christopher Marlowe. Which of the following searches will result in a list of works written by him?
Christopher Marlowe (author search)
Marlowe Christopher (author search)
Marlowe Christopher (keyword search)

3. To find materials on the shelf in the library, you need:
Title of the work
ISBN number
Call number
Call slip to give to the Circulation Manager

4. Which item CANNOT be found in the UA libraries' catalog?
Journal title
Book title
Journal article

5. The UA Libraries’ Catalog will not provide what sort of information?
Table of contents information for journals and magazines
Which UA Libraries' own an item
Call numbers for books

6. You have identified several important words or concepts in your topic statement. Which search strategy would be best to use in the online catalog?

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