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Welcome to Library Research 102!

Welcome to the Daytona State College Library!  Now that you know the basics of using the online catalog (Library Research 101) you can explore some more advanced resarch tools such as databases. 


noun \ˈdā-tə-ˌbās, ˈda- also ˈdä-\

: a usually large collection of data organized especially for rapid search and retrieval (as by a computer)        From

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!

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