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1. All databases are available online for free.

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

3. Scholarly Journals are usually:
sold at Wal-Mart
written by scholars in a particular field
not available at UA Libraries
the only kind of periodicals available at UA Libraries

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

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

6. 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?
Current periodical shelves
Old copies of the Journal of Ancient Philosophy
Old copies of popular magazines like Time and Newsweek
Yesterday's New York Times

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