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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.

A Boolean what?!

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

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