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Information Literacy Archaeology: Test yourself

Question 1

Peter Jordan, professor in the Archaeology Department at the University of Groningen, has written an article on the holocene hunter-gatherer archaeology of Northern Eurasia. Suppose he is talking about it in the television show De Wereld draait door.

Would this be an example of academic communication or of science communication?

Question 2

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

1. A handbook

2. A newspaper

3. A monograph

Question 3

What is not a characteristic of a scholarly journal?

  • contains articles of 10 - 20 pages long
  • uses popularized academic style and vocabulary
  • often contains news about scientific societies
  • contains socalled 'reviews' of scholarly publications