Library

Module 2

Bibliographic databases

A bibliographic database is built up of records or references that refer to journal articles, reports, books, book chapters, and other documents.

Many bibliographic databases have records with abstracts or brief summaries of the articles. Some records have links to the full text or entire content of whole articles as they appeared in the periodical. Many bibliographic databases are subject related.

The bibliographic databases are offered to you from the library web pages.

Summary

You may use a bibliographic database

  • when doing serious research on a scientific topic.
  • when you want to find specific articles.

 

Examples of bibliographic databases

Geobase

Scopus



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