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Article, Journal, & Database Searching

Finding Library Resources

What is Database?

A library database is a searchable, electronic collection of information.  Each database contains thousands of scholarly articles and other types of information Most database have information specific to one subject (for example: Nursing or Education).

UCQ has access to over 700 databases on different topics. The full list of databases UCQ Databases.


Database vs. Google

Students may ask you what the difference between searching in Google and in a database are. Here are some of the differences: