Lesson 3: Intro to Databases
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  • 1.  Over 200 databases  Organized ◦ Alphabetically ◦ By Subject Area  Different types of databases ◦ Collections of ARTICLES ◦ Indexes ◦ Types of information  Reference  Drug Info  Statistics
  • 2. Topics and Background Info Articles of All Types  Electronic Reference Collections ◦ Literati by CREDO ◦ Gale Virtual Reference ◦ Oxford Digital Reference ◦ Sage eReference  CQ Researcher  Collections of ARTICLES ◦ ProQuest Central ◦ Academic Search Elite (Ebsco)
  • 3. A great place to start research or develop a topic on issues facing us today in America
  • 4.  Contains in-depth, unbiased reports on current issues  New reports added every week or so  Reports go back until 1923  So, can easily track longstanding issues
  • 5. • By Subject • A-Z
  • 6. EXAMPLE: These are the databases specifically geared for BUSINESS research.
  • 7. EXAMPLE: Academic Search Elite • If you know the name of the database you are looking for