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Effective database searching

Tips on searching databases, library catalogue and Discover!

What is a database?

A database is a collection of online journal articles. LIT Library subscribes to a number of databases across a variety of subject areas. Through the databases, you can access articles, eBooks, proceedings and other research material on your topic.

What are the library databases by Roland Williams Library

The types of information and information sources that are in databases include:

  • scholarly journal articles
  • trade journal articles
  • magazine articles
  • newspaper articles
  • eBooks
  • standards
  • company and industry information
  • and more....

Why use Library databases?

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