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by Dustin Weeks
Last Updated Oct 20, 2020
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Welcome to Library Introduction Part 2
Welcome to the Daytona State College Library! Now that you know the basics of using the online catalog (Library Introduction Part 1) you can explore some more advanced research tools such as databases.
noun\ˈdā-tə-ˌbās, ˈda- alsoˈdä-\
: a usually large collection of data organized especially for rapid search and retrieval (as by a computer) From M-W.com
In a library a database usually refers to a collection of articles from newspapers, magazines, scholarly journals, or reference sources. A database may cover a particular type of information, for example newspaper articles, or a particlar subject such as business. We will provide you direct links to several of the most popular and useful in this guide. Use the tabs at the top of the page to navigate through this guide. Remember, if you need assistance beyond what is provided in this guide, please contact a librarian. We are here to help you!