A library database is an online resource that contains articles and information from newspapers, journals, books and theses. A database enables you to search through thousands of different journals, books and newspapers to find articles on a particular topic.
Some of the articles you will find are full text, which means you can read, save or print the entire article. Other times the database will only provide you with an abstract, or summary of the article.
Although you are able to access our databases from the Internet, the articles you find in them are reprinted from print sources. Most of the information you find in our database cannot be found by searching Google or Wikipedia.