BC Online & International Education
Simone Williams, Faculty Librarian
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Databases are digital collections of information.
Databases are digital collections of information.Library Databases offer information in the form of articles, eBooks, audio & video clips and much more.
Google vs. Databases?
Library databases differ from Google because they contain information that is more scholarly than Google results. Databases are more:
Authoritative- written or published by an industry professional with credentials & qualifications; reputable source
Objective- information is factual not opinionated; purpose is not to sell or persuade user
This is a 2.5 min. video explaining the benefits of using library databases for research.
Use the CRAAP test to evaluate sources.
This 2 min. video elaborates on the CRAAP test for evaluating sources.