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introduction

what is a database?

what is found in a database?

who produces databases?

how is a database searched?

when is a database used?

referenced links

quiz

 

Author: Beverly D. Hills, MSLS
Created: 20031007
Comments: bhills@tcc.edu

 

Links Referenced

What is a Database?
Part of the information literacy tutorial at State University of New York.

Library of Congress
Search the catalog for an example of a bibliographic (book) database.

Biography.com
A free database containing thousands of biographies.

Hockey Statistics Archive
An example of a database used to provide statistics in a searchable format.

Titles of Databases at Tidewater Community College
List of commercial databases to which TCC subscribes.

Searching Databases
A lesson from Washington State University.