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1. Scholarly journals have bibliographies and/or cite sources.
True
False

2. When you find than an article you need is not available online in full-text, what is the first step you should take to locate a copy of the article?
Go to the UA Libraries catalog and search for the journal by its title to see if the libraries own a print copy
Go to a search engine like Google
Ask a friend if he or she has a copy of the article
Browse through the current periodicals in one of the UA Libraries

3. All articles are available in full text.
False
True

4. Periodicals can be published monthly, weekly or daily.
True
False

5. All databases are available online for free.
False
True

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

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