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Why Use Databases?

Why should you use databases?

The Internet has a lot of junk. It can be difficult to find articles and good information. That’s where databases can help! In fact, there are good reasons to use databases instead searching the Web: 

  • Easy: Databases are designed for research. Once you learn how, using them is easy and relatively fast
  • Trustworthy: Many articles in databases are peer-reviewed and come from scholarly journals, so the information is vetted
  • Free: Many articles on the web are hidden behind paywalls and cost money. Databases are free

If you need to do some serious research, databases are often a great choice!

Recommended Databases - INRW| Central Library: 281-476-1850 | Generation Park Campus: 281-998-6150 x8133 | North Library: 281-459-7116 | South Library: 281-998-6150 ext. 3306