Information Literacy Worksheet
Worksheet is due by Friday, but you may turn it in earlier.
The 400s are all about language. Here you will find books about the parts of speech, dictionaries, and
pronunciation guides. If you want to learn a foreign language, the 400s are where you want to be.
1. Keyword search “Dictionary”.
a. How many dictionaries are found by the search results?______
b. Open the record for Merriam-Webster’s Intermediate Dictionary. Click
What is the call number?________________
What is the copyright date?______________
Why do you think it is important to have a dictionary with a recent copyright
c. ISBN stands for International Standard Book Number and is used to order
books. What is the ISBN for Merriam-Webster’s Intermediate Dictionary?
II. Shelf Work
1. Locate the Merriam-Webster’s Intermediate Dictionary. Hint: REF stands for the
a. Define etymology.
2. Look up, and write down the correct past form of the following words:
drink send reach
open fly dream
sag renew grab
argue travel seek
3. Return the dictionary properly. Scan the shelf for any Spanish to English
Dictionaries. What is the call number?