Databases Fact: You know more about databases than you think you do. Fact: Databases are awesome. Fact: Facebook is a database. Fact: You know Fact: Google is a database. Fact: Amazon is a database. more about Fact: There are databases that Harrison College databases than subscribes to. Fact: Subscription databasesyou think. articles, contain published business plans, court transcripts, & all kinds of other info. Fact: Databases are better than bears. But not beets.Image: Creative Commons License, “Gamma-Ray Productions”
DatabasesFact: Databases are places where electronic information is stored.Fact: Some are available to anyone on the internet: Ebay, Amazon, Census.gov, IMDB, Google, TargetFact: Some are available to people with free membership: Myspace, Facebook, Couponing sitesFact: Some are available to people with a paid subscription: Academic search premier, LexisNexis, Opposing ViewpointsFact: Harrison has paid for these subscriptions!!!Fact: ALL databases are the same in that they contain stored information that is retrievable by searching keywords. What varies is the type of information. Image: Creative Commons License, “Danielle Scott”
Fact: Today we will look at some internet databases! Fact: Next week we will begin our transition into the academic, scholarly databases offered by Harrison College.Image: CreativeCommons License,“The Daring Librarian” In Class Assignment: The Internet Search Game!
Today’s ConCepTs:Databases …What they are …Internet databases …Searching Internet databases
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