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COM 100: Public Speaking

A guide to help with locating and evaluating information and resources.

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Understand Terms

What is a database?

A database is a searchable collection of scholarly articles and other materials, usually on a particular subject. For example, SIRS Issues Researcher covers pros and cons on contemporary controversial topics.

Why should you use a database?

Databases allow you to search a narrower range of high quality resources.

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