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Navigating Online Resources - Faculty PD November 20, 2015: LSA Databases

Academic Journals


Database: Definition (adapted from

DATABASE = A collection of information that is organized in a software program so that it can be easily accessed, managed, and updated. In one view.

Academic databases identify the types of content they include on a specific subject : bibliographic, text, numeric, and images/multi-media.

Web vs. Database Search Results

The Web vs. Library Databases - A Comparison (Yale University Library)

Art History

Controversial Issues & Hot Topics


Accessing Databases from Home

To access these Databases at home (or off-campus), you will need the LSA username and password.  If your forgot the username and password, they are available once you login to EDLINE > My Edline > Library Resources Page.



Social Sciences

EBSCO's Education Explora