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Information Literacy Archaeology: Test yourself

Question 1

You only want to find books or articles that are available in the University of Groningen Library. Where can you best find them?

  1. A bibliographic database
  2. SmartCat
  3. Google Scholar

Question 2

Open l'Année Philologique and use the Geographic Subects index: click in the red bar on More, Indexes. Select the Geographic Subjects index and browse for Pays-Bas. How many Dutch cities do you find in this index? 

Question 3

A. Open the bibliographic database Zenon DAI, version 2.0 and search for literature on with the search terms Syria, Palestine and bronze age. How many results to you find?

a. Less than 50

b. 50-75

c. More than 75


B. Do the same search using the advanced search with subject terms. How many results do you find?

a. Less than 10

b. 10-20

c. More than 20


C. What is the author of the most recent result?

Question 4

Open Google Scholar and use the advanced search screen to answer the following question:

The Groningen-archaeologists Voutsaki and Nijboer published an article on the Middle Hellenic site of Lerna.

How often is this article cited by other scholars (according to Google Scholar)?

Question 5

What is true about searching on the internet?  

  1. You can find all the articles from bibliographic databases with Google Scholar as well
  2. Google Scholar is suited for broad searching in academic sources
  3. With the 'regular' Google you can also find articles that are in Google Scholar