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CRE 103, Knox, Allegheny: Pre-Quiz

This guide provides resources for the CRE 103 projects. These resources will help you find, analyze, and cite sources for a wide range of topics.

Please answer these questions.

What questions should you ask to evaluate a source?
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What position or opinion is presented?: 0 votes (0%)
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Where would you click to determine the accuracy, authority and objectivity of a website?
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About Us: 0 votes (0%)
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Which type of website is more likely to provide accurate, authoritative and objective information?
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Please answer these questions about library databases.

Why use library databases rather than the Internet to search for articles?
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Of the databases described on the Library Resources tab of this course guide, which ones contain periodicals (magazines & newspapers), reference sources, as well as recommended websites?
College in Context & Opposing Viewpoints: 0 votes (0%)
Masterfile Premier: 0 votes (0%)
Credo Reference: 0 votes (0%)
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Please answer these questions about MLA Citations.

Most library databases provided automatically generated citations. Where can I get information on MLA Style to create citations for websites and other sources?
The MLA Style tab on this course guide: 0 votes (0%)
Get Citation Help under Get Help on the Library Homepage: 0 votes (0%)
Chat Online – Ask Us! on the Library Homepage: 0 votes (0%)
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What type of special indent is used for MLA Works Cited pages?
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