A library database is both an electronic catalog and the access point to information from published works.
Library databases provide access to resources across a wide spectrum of topic and subject areas. Such as: the arts, genealogy, academic research, home improvement, auto repair, business and much more.
Library databases provide access to published information sources. Examples: magazines, newspapers, encyclopedias, journals and other resources.
Library databases may provide access to full-text articles and/or article abstracts.
Library databases are easily searchable. Database content may often be searched by: Keywords, Title, Author, or Subject.
Library databases provide citation information such as:
Any library visitor may access the library district’s database collection.
High Plains Library District resident library card holders may access many of the library’s databases from home.
Library databases are paid for by your taxpayer dollars.
Good questions to think about when researching both online library databases and the open web:
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