Library Skills 9-12

Research Strategies and Skill

Name (optional): 


  1. Which of the following would be important when seeking information on a topic? (Check the ones you would use)
    keywords
    concepts
    subject headings
    all of the above


  1. Do you know how to use electronic and manual searches using the different ways of searching? (Check any you would use)
    keywords
    phrases
    Boolean Logic
    limiters


  1. Do you know how to state a question in clear and concise terms?
    Yes
    No


  1. Can you develop specific questions based on a research project?
    Yes
    No


  1. Do you know how to compare, evaluate and select appropriate Internet search engines?
    Yes
    No


  1. Can you distinquish among fact, opinion, point of view and inferences when researching an article?
    Yes
    No


  1. Do you know how to interpret graphs, spreadsheet charts, data base reports and graphic organizers?
    Yes
    No


  1. Do you know how to compile a bibliography in an acceptable style?
    Yes
    No


  1. Would you know how to communicate the results of research in an appropriate format?
    Yes
    No


  1. Can you determine the author of the resources used in your research?
    Yes
    No


  1. Do you know how to compile a bibliography in an acceptable format?
    Yes
    No


  1. Would you know how to develop a presentation to support the conclusion of your research?
    Yes
    No


  1. Would you be able to evaluate your search strategy to learn where your research could be expanded or modified?
    Yes
    No


  1. List two things you like about the library.


  1. List ideas on how the library could be improved.