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Library Skills Instruction: Databases

Types of Databases

At the John W. Anderson library:

  • The databases vary by subject and infrastructure.
  • Some databases have only citations.
  • Other databases have some full text.
  • And other databases are completely full text.
  • Some databases have magazine and scholarly journal articles.
  • Other databases have only scholarly or academic sources, not magazine or popular sources.



The databases are listed on the library's website.

An alphabetical list by title can be found by clicking

  If you do not know the name of the database,  click

  • Resources by Subject       This list groups the databases in broad categories.      Once you have found the database you want to search, click its title to conduct a search.

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