A database is a collection of materials organized in a way that allows them to be searched. (Since YouTube and Amazon function in a similar way, you are already familiar with the concept of database searching.)
The databases on this page have been created specificaly for academic use and are a good source for finding journal articles and other related materials. While some of the databases listed are very specialized and focused on particular subjects, many are multidisciplinary and cover a wide variety of subjects.
Databases can be accessed from either in the library or anywhere that you have a computer connected to the internet. Directtions for off-camus database access are available by clicking on the link below.
Core databases for finding articles in the subject area. Other useful databases are availabe in the related databases section of the find articles tab.