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1. The web contains billions of documents. It is not indexed in any standard vocabulary (unlike a library's catalogs which assign Library of Congress subject headings to their documents). This fact can make finding relevant information very difficult.
True
False

2. If you are looking for a specific phrase, when using a search engine to search the Internet, enclose it in quotation marks.
False
True

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

4. Use the Libraries databases when you need scholarly journal articles, magazine articles, newspaper articles and information not indexed or available on the Web.
True
False

5. When you are in a hurry and don't have time to evaluate information for its accuracy, it is best to use which of the following?
Libraries databases
Internet web sites

6. Sites with domain names ending in ".org" are sites for non-profit organizations.
True
False
 
     
 

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