Exercise 7: Sample Search

Choose the best source(s) that would yield the most relevant information to support the thesis given from the choices below:

1) online catalog to find books
2) magazines and journals/ indexes and abstracts
3) newspaper indexes
4) reference books
5) Library of Congress subject heading Index
6) Internet resources
7) knowledgeable people
8) interlibrary Loan
9) reference librarian

Exercise 7A

Anorexia nervosa has both emotional and social causes which work hand in hand.

Answers

The correct answers are: 1,2,6,9.

Your primary places for locating sources will be:

1. online catalogs to find books

2. magazines and journals, indexes and abstracts

6. Internet resources

9. reference librarian

Exercise 7B

Since the breakup of the former Soviet Union, business practices in those countries have changed most in the fields of marketing/customer service, reflecting the changes in government  and political philosophy.

Answers

The correct answers are 2 and 9.

Your primary places for locating sources will be:

2. magazines and journals

9. reference librarian

Exercise 7C

The appearance of Hamlet's father's ghost raises an important psychological, as well as dramatic, dilemma in the play.

Answers

The correct answers are: 1, 2 and 9.

Your primary places for locating sources will be:

1. online catalog to find books

2. magazines and journals

9. reference librarian

Exercise 7D

The whole-language approach has been effective in raising the reading skills of elementary-school children and in helping the children understand the relevance of reading to all fields of study in school.

Answers

The correct answers are: 1, 2 and 9.

Your primary places for locating sources will be:

1. online catalog to find books

2. magazines and journals

9. reference librarian.

Exercise 7E

U.S. government policies on health care have changed during the past 20 years; this change in policy has made hospitals currently function as oligopolies.

Answers

The correct answers are: 1, 2 and 9.

Your primary places for locating sources will be:

1. online catalog to find books

2. magazines and journals

9. reference librarian

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