CMST 3060 Quiz 3 on Supporting the speech terms pt2

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CMST 3060 Quiz 3 on Supporting the speech terms pt2
2012-02-12 17:16:15

Terms from chap 9 10 and 11
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  1. encyclopedia
    A reference work that summarizes knwledge found in orginal form elseware and provides an overview of subjects
  2. general encyclopedia
    a refrence work that attempts to cover all important subject areas of knowleage
  3. specialized encyclopedia
    a refrence work that delves deeply into one subject area, such as religion, science, art, sports, or engineering
  4. almanac
    a refrence work that contains facts and statistics in many categories, including those that are related tohistorical, social, political, and religious subjects
  5. fact book
    a refernce work that includes key information on a given topic
  6. atlas
    a collection of maps, text, and accompanying charts and tables.
  7. interview
    a type of communication conducted for the purpose of gathering information
  8. working bibliography
    an in-process list of source materials used to support the claims made in a speech
  9. fabrication
    The making up of infromation, such as falsifying data or experiments or claiming a source where none exists
  10. library portal
    an entry point into a large collection or fresearch and refrence infromatin that has been selected and reviewed by librarians
  11. virtual library
    a collection of library oldings abilble online
  12. invisible (the deep) Web
    the portion of the web tat includes pass-protected sites, documents behind firewalls, and the contents of proprietary databases
  13. information
    data set in a context for relevance
  14. propaganda
    information represented in such a way as to provoke a desired response
  15. misinformation
    informatin that is false
  16. disinformation
    the deliberate falsification of information
  17. domain
    the suffix at the end of a web addres that tells you the nature of the website. a tilde (~) in the address usually indicates that it is a personal page rather than part of an institutional website. this can help assess the credibility of a site
  18. tilde (~)
    a symbol that appears in the domain of a eb address; it usually indicates a personal page rather than an instituional website
  19. search engine
    using powerful software programs, this scans millions of web documents that contain the keywords and phrases you command it to search. A program then creates a uge index from the web pages that have been read, compares it with your search request and returns matching results to you usually in order or relevance
  20. individual search engine
    a debate in which one person takes a side against anotehr person
  21. meta-search engine
    a search engine that searches several search engiens simultaneosly. e.g dogpile and metacrawler
  22. specialized search engine
    a search engine that searces for information onlyon specifc topics
  23. subject (Web) directory
    a searchable databse of websites organized by categoreis
  24. paid placement
    the practice of paying a fee to a search engine company for inclusion in its search results and a guranteed higer ranking within those results
  25. paid inclusion
    the pratice of paying a fee to a search engine company for inclusion in its index of possible results, with out a gurantee of ranking
  26. advanced searching (field searching)
    a search tool in most internet search engines that target specific search parameters to narrow search results
  27. oral citation
    an oral acknowledgment by a speaker of the source of speech material that is deriveed from other people's ideas
  28. source reiability
    the qualities that determine the value of a source, such as the autor's background and reputation, the reputatioin of the pulication, the source of the data, and how recent the refrence is.
  29. source qualifier
    a breif description of the source's qualifications to address the topic