Answered By: Michelle Gravelle
Last Updated: Jul 18, 2017     Views: 86

A library database is an electronic collection of information that has been organized logically. Most library databases index articles from journals, magazines, and newspapers. Some focus on indexing materials from a specific discipline while others are multidisciplinary (and therefore cover many different topics).  

Articles can be accessed by doing a library search and refining search results under Content/ Material Type by choosing 'articles or 'newpapers articles'.

Alternatively, you can can search in a specific databases.


  • The following video by Seneca Libraries explains what a library database is.

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