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First Year Students

This is a Research Guide for First Year students

What is a Database?

A database is a collection of materials organized in a way that allows them to be searched.

Facebook and YouTube are examples of databases.

You're already familiar with the concept of database use, even if you're not explicitly aware of it.

The databases the CSI Library subscribes to are appropriate for academic use.

Some are specialized and focused on particular subjects, and many are multi-disciplinary, covering a variety of subjects.

If you are connecting from off-campus, please log in using your SLAS account.

Databases for First Year Students