Which three of the following are true of almanacs published in the US?
They contain data and facts about a variety of topics.
They contain the entire history of all the states.
They include basic statistical information about some regions.
They are organized in a format similar to encyclopedias.
They are the most common type of primary source to be included in research papers.
They are publications that focus on topics relevant to a specific industry or area of study.
What is the easiest way to find things on the Internet?
accessing the microfilm at your local library for the best websites
accessing the CD-ROMs at your local library for the best websites
utilizing a search engine
typing key words over and over again into blank word processing documents
Which of the following best describes eyewitness accounts as sources?
They are never reliable.
They are always reliable.
They are occasionally reliable, but since people might view and/or remember the same event differently, they must be used only rarely.
They are often reliable, but since people might view and/or remember the same event differently, they must be used with extreme caution.
Which two of the following are true of works-cited pages?
They contain entries listed in alphabetical order by the author’s last name.
They are identical to bibliographies.
They can’t list sources accessed on the Internet.
They list all of the sources you’ve cited.
They can only list sources accessed on the Internet.
Summarizing is best used for —
explaining to your readers the meaning of longer passages or entire works.
restating the words of another person in your own words.
building a works-cited page.
restating the exact words of another person.