What are database libraries?

What are database libraries?

A library database is a searchable electronic index of published, reliable resources. Databases provide access to a wealth of useful research materials from academic journals, newspapers, and magazines. Some databases also include e-books, relevant Web resources, and various multimedia.

How the database is used in library?

Using the databases provided by the Library will help you find reliable information from trusted sources. A database may be dedicated to a single subject or cover several subjects. Some publishers also provide databases which allow you to search all their published content from one website.

What is digital database in library?

A digital library, also called an online library, an internet library, a digital repository, or a digital collection is an online database of digital objects that can include text, still images, audio, video, digital documents, or other digital media formats or a library accessible through the internet.

What do you need to know about the Boston University Libraries?

The BPL offers a virtual library card (eCard) that allows users immediate remote access to all BPL electronic resources, including magazine databases and downloadable audio, video, and music files. Online registration and eCard FAQ. Please refer to the Back2BU guidelines regarding campus visitors before visiting campus and the libraries.

Is the BU Alumni Library open to the public?

Alumni do not have access to all the resources current students can use due to vendor licensing agreements. OpenBU is BU’s open access institutional repository. It contains documents and publications authored or co-authored by BU faculty, students, and staff.

When do the Binghamton University Libraries reopen?

The Libraries will be closed Tuesday, Aug. 17 for a staff development day. The Libraries will reopen for regularly scheduled hours Wednesday, Aug. 18. Renovation is underway!

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