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Last Updated: Feb 29, 2016     Views: 23

An online database is a collection of the online versions of newspaper, magazine, and journal articles that can be searched and accessed online.

 

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You can find thousands of articles in magazines and journals in the library's databases. What is a database? A collection of the online versions of newspaper, magazine, and journal articles that can be searched and accessed online. 

Click on one of the multi-disciplinary databases like Academic Search Premier or use the pull-down menu to select databases in your subject area. If you are off campus, you will see a login page at this point prompting you to enter your student ID. Once you are in the database, you can search for articles  and then download or email them to yourself. For more help, look at the Search Tips tab in this guide or ask a librarian.