These are some common rules of databases. However, not all databases may follow them.
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A database is an organized collection of information. Academic Search Complete, Gale Virtual Reference, and the Library Catalog are examples of databases.
Article databases provide you with 24-7 access to magazine, journal and newspaper articles. To help you identify the most appropriate database for your research topic:
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