What is a database anyway?
Here's One Way to Look at It...
Top 10 Reasons to Use a Database (An infographic from Joyce Valenza and Brenda Boyer)
See below for databases you can use to do your research.
Note: you will not need a password to use these databases in school. You will need a password to use them at home.
Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org to receive usernames and passwords.
Keyword searching is like looking at an index in a book.
Subject searching is like looking at the Table of Contents.
Try searching both ways - you will get better results.
Be smart about the information you use!
Whenever you can, you should use databases for your school assignments instead of the open web. This is because in general, the articles in databases have already been evaluated for accuracy and authority. Even so, before printing you need to examine your search results and answer the following questions: