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1. Scholarly journals often have a good deal of advertising.
False
True

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

3. You would like to find scholarly articles on gender discrimination in the workplace. You should:
Go to a search engine like Google
Look in one of the Libraries' online databases, such as Academic Search Premier
Look in the newspaper
Go to Books-A-Million

4. You need to find a scholarly article for a paper you are writing. Which of the following is a good place to start?
At Wal-Mart
In one of the databases listed on the Libraries' Web site
In Google

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

6. One thing that scholarly journals usually have that popular magazines don't is:
Articles with short, catchy titles
Lots of advertising
Articles with bibliographies and references
Regular columns written by staff writers
 
     
 

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