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					                                              Name______________________Date___________

                             Information Literacy Worksheet
                   Worksheet is due by Friday, but you may turn it in earlier.

                                   400 Languages

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.

        I. OPAC
                  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
                             “Show Card”.
                             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
                             date?



                             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
                     Reference Section.
                         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?

				
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