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What is the prewriting strategy that involves drawing a picture?   sketching  
What type of essays give illustrations?   examples  
What type of essay shows how three or more things are alike or different?   division/classification  
What type of essay shows a relationship between things?   cause/effect  
What type of essay order involves rising levels of importance?   climactic  
List the 3 steps in revision.   global revision, editing, proofreading  
List the 5 parts of the SQ3R method of reading.   survey, question, read, recite, review  
List the 4 types of response essay.   content, analytic, judgment, research  
List the 6 stages in writing a research paper.   1. Select and limit. 2. Focus and plan. 3. Gather sources. 4. Read and think. 5. Organize and draft. 6. Revise, edit, and format correctly.  
List 5 types of topics to avoid in a research paper.   1. Irrelevant. 2. Too broad. 3. Too narrow. 4. Produces a strong emotional response. 5. Too technical.  
List the 4 parts of the research proposal.   Purpose, audience, voice (role), preliminary thesis  
List the 3 possible purposes for a research paper.   explain, analyze, argue  
List the 2 possible audiences for a research paper.   general and specialized.  
List the 2 possible roles (voices) for the writer of a research paper.   informer and advocate.  
What does OPAC stand for?   Online Public Access Catalog  
List the 4 most common ways to search for a book on OPAC.   1. title 2. subject 3. author 4. keyword  
Other than on databases, where may most ERIC materials be found in our library?   Either in the bound periodicals or on microfiche-stored in Lawhorn.  
What does URL stand for?   Uniform Resource Locator  
Http?   hypertext transfer protocol  
Html?   hypertext markup language  
List the 6 ways to collect data outside the library.   lectures, original research, government documents, interviews, correspondence, mass media  
A search to locate an author who has written extensively on a subject and is considered an authority on the subject is...   citation search  
Where in the library is the Video Encyclopedia of the Twentieth Century?   Library Annex  
What is the name of our library's only paper newspaper index?   the New York Times Index  


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