Search engine quiz

Duration ca. 4 hours

Here you will find a list of questions to answer about the main abstract databases Google, PubMed, Web of Science and Scopus. You can get more background information about these different products from the embedded links in the quiz document.

You can tackle the questions in groups, but I want you to submit the answers as individuals.

Extra marks may be given for initiative.

In each case you only need to give the appropriate search phrase(s), click-able URLs and reasoning that led you to your answer.

Further reading:

You can get more information about some of these resources by following these links to CAPES,
PubMed, ScienceDirect, Scopus, and Web of Science. [Some of these links may only lead to a screen shot]

More help can be found in the quiz document itself.

The NAS report on databases can be found here.