Library Research Assignment

Student Name:

Student Number:

Instructor's Name:

Reference Number:

Librarian's Name:

1. Which of these can you identify as a call number for a book in the MDC Kendall Campus library?

a. PQ 8180.17 A73 O6 1970.
b. 74083632//r943
c. 861.06 Q8c
d. 0195144546

2. Which database would be the best to choose for this topic?

Lifestyle of the actor Tom Hanks

a. Health and Wellness Resource Center
b. Issues and Controversies
c. Biography Resource Center
d. Military Full Text

3. Which database would be the best to choose for this topic?

Illnesses caused by smoking

a. Health and Wellness Resource Center
b. Education
c. Biography Resource Center
d. Military Full Text

4. Online library periodical databases always contain the full text of articles.
True
False

5. To locate books in the library you would use
a. periodical index
b. internet search engine
c. LINCC online catalog
d. Reserve Room

6. To find a book written by Ruben Dario in the library, I would:
a. Use the LINCC catalog to search by author  keyword(s)
b. Use the Biography Resource Center
c. Look in the Reserve Room
d. Use the LINCC catalog to search by title keyword(s)

7. The Miami Dade College Libraries do not use the Library of Congress system for arranging books on the shelves.
True
False

8. It is possible for Miami Dade College students to access library databases using a home computer.
True
False

9. Students may renew library books online through the library web page.

True
False

Use the example below to answer questions 10-13. This sample page contains an article citation from the database Academic Search Premier.

 h4_2008


10. The title of this article is
a. Contests
b. Designers Envision the Future of Gateway Park
c. Ebsco Host
d.Preservation

11. The author of this article is
a. Product Preview
b. Abstract
c. no author's name given 
d. Intel Corp.

12. The source of this article is
a. result list
b. Architect
c. Architecture
d. Laptop Computers

13. The date of this article is
a. Issue 3864
b. 11739244
c. p. 28
d. July, 2007

*To answer questions 14-16, go to the MDC Learning Resources website: www.mdc.edu/libraries

*Click the Articles/Databases tab. Click Databases A-Z. Log in with your student number from your MDC Card and your PIN (last four digits of your student number).
Choose Biography In Context..
*Search for Isabel Allende.

14. What is her year of birth?

15. What is her occupation?

 

Click on this personís name.

16. What is the source of this information?



To answer questions 17 - 20, refer to this sample page.


17. Who is the author of this book?

18. What is the title of this book?

19. Which Miami Dade campus owns this book?

20. In what city was this book published?