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Information Literacy Tutorial: Answers

Learn what academic literature is, where to find it and how to use it correctly.

Question 1 + answer

You only want to find books or articles that are available in Groningen/ the University Library has access to. Where can you best find them?

1. A bibliographic database

2. Discover!

3. Google Scholar
 

Answer: 

2. Discover!

With Discover! you can specifically search in the collection of the LIT library.

Question 2 + answer

What is true about searching on the internet?  

1. You can find all the articles from bibliographic databases with Google Scholar as well. 

2. Google Scholar is suited for broad searching in academic sources.

3. With the 'regular' Google you can also find the articles that are in Google Scholar.
 

Answer:


2. Google Scholar is suited for broad searching in academic sources. However, you will find only some of the articles available through bibliographic databases.

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