Public Speaking for College & Career: Finding Information Flashcards


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Keyword

  • a word looked for in a search command
  • can lead to relevant material
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Guidelines for Doing Research Electronically

  1. Use multiple keywords
  2. Uses phrases whenever possible
  3. Learn how to use advanced techniques
  4. Use the "find" feature
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Reference Librarian

  • a specialist in information retrieval
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Citation

  • basic facts about a source
  • a basic bibliographical reference that includes the title of the article, the names(s) of the author(s), the name of the magazine, the date, and page numbers
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Abstract

  • a brief summary of key information
  • designed to give you enough information to decide whether you want to see the complete text of the article
  • sometimes gives you all the information you need
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Full-Text

  • every word of a document
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Interlibrary Loan

  • sharing of materials and services among libraries
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Internet

  • a set of interconnected networks that allow computers throughout the world to exchange information
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The World Wide Web

  • a vast multimedia storehouse containing over 600 billion items
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Search Engine

  • a service that lets you search for keywords on web pages throughout the world
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Subject Directory

  • a list of websites categorized by subject
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Discussion Forms

  • message centers for people with a common interest who can share ideas and observations
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Expert Sites

  • question and answer services that sometimes provide information that you cannot get anywhere else on the internet
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Blog

  • shortened for web log
  • a website that posts material that the blogger wants to share with the world
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Vlog

  • frequently updated video blog
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Field Research

  • first-hand gathering of information
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Interviews with Experts

  • can yield valuable facts and insights
  • can provide up-to-date information not yet available in magazines or books
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How To Cite Sources

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Closed Question

  • a question requiring only a short specific answer
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Open-ended Question

  • a question that permits a broad range of responses
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Clarifying Question

  • a question designed to clear up confusion
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Follow-up Question

  • a question designed to stimulate elaboration