How do I choose a research database?
Follow the steps below to find the best database for your research.
- Determine what types of sources (journal articles, magazine articles, newspapers articles, books, etc.)
- Brainstorm subject areas your topic falls under.
- Check the Undergraduate Library’s Find Articles Guide and select relevant subject-specific databases.
What are good free databases for research?
10 Free Research and Journal Databases
- Google Scholar. Even if you’ve not used Google Scholar before, you’ll know Google.
- Bielefeld Academic Search Engine (BASE)
- Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)
- E-Theses Online Service (EThOS)
- Social Science Research Network (SSRN)
What are the best databases for business research?
Additional Recommended Databases for Company Research:
- Leadership Connect.
- Mergent Archives.
- Mergent Online.
- Nexis Uni.
- ProQuest Historical Annual Reports.
- Westlaw Campus Research.
What is an academic research database?
Research databases, such as JSTOR and Academic Search Premier, uncover the world of scholarly information. Most of the content in these databases is only available through the library. The Library has purchased access to hundreds of databases on your behalf. There is no charge to use these resources.
Which database is used for literature review?
Scopus and Web of Science are good databases to start with for any research topic and literature review. Scopus is a large multidisciplinary database covering published material in the humanities and sciences. It also provides citation analysis of authors and subject areas.
What are the secondary research databases that you have worked on Deloitte?
Secondary / Research Databases
- CINAHL with Full Text.
- Cochrane Library.
- International Pharmaceutical Abstracts via ProQuest Dialog.
- PsycINFO 1887-Current.
What are the different types of databases?
Below are some common types of databases: A centralized database is one that operates entirely within a single location. Centralized databases are typically used by bigger organizations, such as a business or university. The database itself is located on a central computer or database system.
Which type of database is best for your data?
For example, user information for your system might fit best in a relational database, while the configuration values for your services might benefit from an in-memory key-value store. Learning what each type of database offers can help you recognize which systems are best for all of your different types of data.
What is an it database and how does it work?
It is the type of database that stores data at a centralized database system. It comforts the users to access the stored data from different locations through several applications. These applications contain the authentication process to let users access data securely.
Why are relational databases still used today?
Most systems that could be approximated using network databases found a better fit once relational databases appeared. Relational databases are the oldest general purpose database type still widely used today. In fact, relational databases comprise the majority of databases currently used in production.