The types of resources you choose for your assignment will be governed by the type of information you require.
Source: Yavapai College Library. (2011, September 30). What are databases and why you need them [video]. YouTube.
Library databases provide access to magazine, journal, newspaper articles and more.
Depending on the database you are using, articles may be displayed in different formats:
Index: Includes only the article citation (i.e., author, title, date, etc.). Neither a summary, nor the full-text of the article are available.
Abstract: Includes the citation and a summary of the article's content. It does not include the full-text article.
Full-text: Includes the citation and full-text article. This may be in HTML, pdf, or both formats.
A web search can be a great way to find information. To get the best results always remember to:
Source: La Trobe University. (2010, February 10). Why can't I just Google? [video]. YouTube.
Source: La Trobe University Library. (2015, January 22). Can I use Wikipedia? [video]. YouTube.