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Journals available from the library: a few examples. (Note: There are many more!)
(Click on the journal cover to go to its front page.)
What is a database?
What is a database?
A library database is a collection of individual items or records. They contain many types of information, including:
- scholarly journals and their articles
- trade journals
- newspapers and magazines
- video clips and images
Most databases will have a mixture of:
- lists of journal abstracts without the full text. These need further searching.
There are many different database platforms; Morling library provides access to EBSCOhost & ProQuest. The links below take you to other pages with more helpful information about them.
Journals at Morling Library: An overview
The diagram below illustrates the types of resources held in the library. There include:
- physical books and ebooks
- physical reference sources and electronic reference sources.
Similarly, there are physical and online journals.
- Physical journals are kept in the Journal Area. Sometimes you may want an article which isn't available electronically - look in the Journal Area.
- Online journals are mainly found in EBSCOhost & ProQuest.
- Morling also subscribes independently to some eJournals. Sometimes an article is listed in EBSCOhost without full-text, but it might be available in full in one of these eJournals.
- These are all explained in detail on the following pages.
( Click on the image to view its content in detail.)
Journal databases explained
Database platforms & databases explained
This diagram shows the relationship between a database platform (e.g. EBSCOhost or ProQuest), the databases they contain, and the many journals they hold.
(Click on the image to view its content in detail.)
(Source: CSU LibGuide: Theology & Religious Studies: Journal Databases, http://libguides.csu.edu.au/c.php?g=139485&p=913019)