D. computer program. Question 14 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points The purpose of evaluating the sources of your research material is to test: • A. the currency of information. • B. the reliability of the information. • C. whether the information is scholarly. • D. which Web sites are legitimate. Question 15 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points As a researcher, when you gather your own data from original sources such as interviews, first-hand observations, or your own survey, it is called: • A. primary research. • B. investigative research. • C. systematic research. • D. secondary research. Question 16 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points If you are browsing a topic or subject hierarchy of links in the Ashworth College Library and then display a document from the results list, the trail of links you clicked to find that document may be presented at the top of the document view. This trail is often called a __________ trail. • A. content • B. directory • C. breadcrumb • D. document Question 17 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points When there are thousands of written materials floating in cyberspace, what is the most important criterion to consider when choosing sources of information for your research paper? • A. Relevant • B. Current • C. Famous author • D. Impressive Web site Question 18 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points When citing an online resource, it is important to include this information, as well as the information provided in a standard citation. • A. Author’s name
• B. Title of publication • C. Date downloaded or retrieved • D. Name of publisher Question 19 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points In this URL www.ashworth.edu, “.edu” is called a(n): • A. domain name. • B. extension. • C. directory. • D. home page. Question 20 of 20 0.0/ 5.0 Points Becoming a discerning consumer of research is something you can achieve by practicing good research skills and using your: • A. critical thinking. • B. education. • C. resources. • D. college library.