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Topic Development: More Resources

Library Glossary

Database - An organized collection of records containing data (citations, statistics, text, etc.) that can be searched and retrieved. The library catalog and many online periodical indexes are examples of databases.

From the University of Wisconsin - Whitewater, Andersen Library Glossary of Library Terms

Websites for Topic Development

Online Databases and Tutorials

Here are online tutorials and links to suggested databases you can use to find articles from magazines, journals, and newspapers.  (Rio Hondo College students only)

To see the complete list of databases, go to the Library's Online Database page.