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Information literacy: Answers

Question 1 + answer

For each of the publications named below, indicate whether it is an academic journal, a popularized academic periodical or a professional/trade publication.

1. The Banker

2. National Geographic

3. Science
 

Answer:

1 = professional/trade publication

2 = popularized academic periodical

3 = academic

Question 2 + answer

You are looking for in-depth academic information. What type of literature do you choose?

1. A handbook

2. A newspaper

3. A monograph

 

Answer:

The correct answer is 3: a monograph.

Question 3 + answer

What are conference proceedings?

 

Answer:

During a conference, papers are presented. These are published later in a single volume as conference proceedings.