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Academic Research

What is a Library Database?

A database is a collection of information resources organized to provide efficient retrieval. The collected information could be in any number of formats (electronic, printed, graphic, audio, statistical, combinations). With access to thousands of journals, newspapers, and popular magazines, how do you find the resources you need?

What's a Library Database?

Video from RMIT University Library, Melbourne, Australia

Database Suggestions

Here are some recommended databases for broad research.

Primary Sources

Secondary Sources

Tertiary Resources

Reading a Scholarly Article

This video from Kishwaukee College Library explains how to quickly evaluate an article in a database:

Last Updated: Apr 4, 2024 4:00 PM