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Jason Crews

English 102 T TH 7:40


January 24, 2002
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1. Give the title, author, and call number of one book put on reserve by Dhira Mahoney for ENG

509.

Title: A handbook of Middle English; translated

Author: James A. Walker.

Call Number: PE535 .M62

2. Where would you find the Fall 2000 issue of Muslim World? Give call number and specific

physical location.

Call Number: DS 36 .N7

Physical Location: HAYDEN JOURNALS

3. Where would you find the Spring 1997 issue of Muslim World? Give call number and specific

physical location.

Physical Location:

4. While doing research, you come across the following reference: Cockburn, Andrew.

“Yemen.” National Geographic. April, 2000. Explain in detail how you would find this article.

Firist, I would go to the ASU Library’s Homepage and click catalog. Then I would search for

National Geographic. Once I get the call number (G 1 .N27), I would go to Noble Science

Library on the 2nd floor and find August 2000’s bound issue.

5. What is the title of the most recent book by Reuven Firestone held by the library?

Children Of Abraham : An Introduction To Judaism For Muslims


6. What are the primary indices for Slavic studies?

American Bibliography of Slavic and East European Studies and

Russian Academy of Sciences Bibliographies

7. According to the Encyclopædia Britannica, where is the city of Mazar-e Sharif located? Quote

the specific passage.

8. How many results does a search for “Al-Qaeda” on EBSCOhost return? How many were

published between December 2000 and December 2001? How many of those published in the

past year are available in full text? How many of those were published in the Economist?

Total: 619

December 2000 – 2001: 550

Full Text: 299

Economist: 18

9. Using LEXIS/NEXIS, how many articles on Al-Qaeda appeared in European newspapers

between June, 1997 and January, 2001?

Their were a total of 32 articles published.

10. Using LEXIS/NEXIS, answer the following questions about Indonesia: To which country

did Indonesia export the most goods in 1999, and what was the percentage? What was the total

value of its imports in 1999?

Exports: Japan

Percentage: 18.7

Value: $ 57,282,000,000
11. While doing research, you come across the following reference: Christopher S. Wren,

“Terror Suspect Boasted of Bomb Plan,” New York Times, August 13, 1996. Using only online

sources, explain how you would find this article

I would open LEXIS-NEXIS. Then click news, and U.S. news. In the search box I would type

“Terror Suspect Boasted of Bomb Plan.” This would bring up the article I want.