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Gr 4 Ref & Research

Important vocabulary and concepts for conducting research

QuestionAnswer
What is a database? An organized collection of information online.
What is a keyword? An important word or words used in a search.
Name at least three subscription databases on the school library website you can use for research. World Book Kids, Kids Search, TrueFlix, Grolier,
What is the copyright date of a book? The date the book was published.
Name two web browsers used at school. Safari, Firefox, Chrome
What is a benefit of using a database instead of a search engine such as Google? A subscription database has information that is reliable and age appropriate.
What is the copyright date of a book? The date a book was published.
What part of a book gives an alphabetic list of topics? Index
What type of reference book includes maps? Atlas
What type of reference book contains word definitions (meaning of words)? Dictionary
What type of reference book contains similar words? Thesaurus
What type of reference book contains current information and is updated every year? Almanac
Where can you access an online database linked on the library website? In the library, in the classroom, and at home
Created by: pmheld