Module 5: Quiz

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  1. Why is it important to examine and evaluate your library’s resources?
  2. What are the similarities and differences between the evaluation criteria for print resources and web resources?
  3. Look through your library’s online databases. List three of the databases and what types of questions they may help you answer.
  4. What are four of the ways you can use your library’s catalog? Give an original example for each.
  5. What is the purpose of using a classification system such as DDC (Dewey Decimal Classification) for your library collections?
  6. What are the Ten Main Classes of the DDC?
  7. What is OPLIN?
  8. Describe the purpose, authority, scope, audience, and format for the following website:
  9. What ways does your library store information?
  10. What types of materials are likely to be found in a pamphlet file (vertical file)?