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

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

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
Go to Books-A-Million
Look in the newspaper

4. Periodicals can be published:
Daily
Weekly
All of the answers
Monthly

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

6. Periodical databases:
Are never used anymore because everything you need is on the Internet
Are only available to UA faculty members
Always contain the full-text of the article
Allow you to search for articles on a particular topic
 
     
 

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