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English Language and Literature

What IS a Database?

Simply put, an electronic database is system for labelling, organizing, storing and retrieving information.

For a short (two minute) explanation, watch this tutorial about databases from RMIT University.

Boolean Phrase!? What is That?

And. Or. Not.

These words may be small, but they're mighty.  They're Boolean Operators and they're fundamental to database searching. Click on the link to this 3:29 minute video from the University of Calgary to understand why. 

English Research - Key Databases