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1. Which of the following is NOT usually part of a citation?
Journal or magazine title
Volume, issue and page numbers
Article title
Author's favorite color

2. Scholarly Journals are usually:
sold at Books-A-Million
published daily
include lots of personal opinions
peer-reviewed or refereed

3. Some databases are only available in paper form.
False
True

4. You are writing a paper on the 60's and you are looking for information on current events and popular opinions of the time. Where might you look?
Old copies of the Journal of Ancient Philosophy
Yesterday's New York Times
Old copies of popular magazines like Time and Newsweek
Current periodical shelves

5. You are looking for an article that appears in the July 2006 issue of the Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry. To find out if the libraries have the issue you need, what type of search would you perform in the Libraries' Catalog?
Keyword
Journal title
Call number
Author

6. Popular magazines are often targeted toward a general audience.
True
False
 
     
 

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