Answered By: Maria Deptula
Last Updated: Aug 07, 2018     Views: 437

According to Encyclopedia Britannica: database, also called electronic database, is a collection of data, or information, specially organized for rapid search and retrieval by a computer

A library database is a searchable electronic index of published, reliable resources. Databases provide access to a wealth of useful research materials from academic journals, newspapers, and magazines. Some databases also include e-books, relevant Web resources, and various multimedia.

The information found in databases is either originally created or comes from different, reliable sources.

NOTE: Databases are not “Internet" sources. One must login with their Canvas username & password to use databases.

 

The Berkeley College library provides access to over 80 databases for a variety of areas and majors. Databases can be found on the library page by subject, database type, or the vendors/providers.

 

 

Related FAQs

    <ul id="s-la-faq-relatedfaqs"></ul>