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1. The Internet is a global network connecting millions of computers.
True
False

2. When using a search engine to search the Internet, use + in front of a word or phrase that must be include in your results and - in front of a word or phrase that you don't want to be in your results.
False
True

3. Anyone can publish information on the Internet.
False
True

4. The Libraries databases contain credible information at one access point so you don't have to sift through numerous web sites and try to evaluate their credibility.
True
False

5. Which of the following is NOT TRUE of the Libraries databases?
Paid for by the University Libraries
Free to everyone.
Licensed for electronic distribution
Content is evaluated by publishers for authority and accuracy

6. Domain names for university sites end with ".edu"
True
False
 
     
 

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