Searching: Database Exercise

Review the database descriptions and then select the appropriate database for each of the two research topics described. The answers are linked from the questions. Follow the link to see if an answer is correct.

a. Academic Search Elite - Indexing and full text for a basic collection of general-interest, humanities, social science and science periodicals and newspapers; 1986 to present. Divided into Newspapers and periodicals sections

b. MLA international bibliography - Books and articles on the modern languages and literatures.Online version contains bibliographic records pertaining to literature, language, linguistics, and folklore, and includes coverage from 1963 to the present.

c. LEXIS-NEXIS academic universe - Extensive array of full-text news (newspapers, wire services, transcripts and newsletters), business literature, industry and company information, legal, biographical, and reference resources.

  1. Stem cell research
  2. a. Academic Search Elite
    b. MLA international bibliography
    c. LEXIS-NEXIS academic universe
    d. None of the above

  1. Information about the British automotive industry?
  2. a. Academic Search Elite
    b. MLA international bibliography
    c. LEXIS-NEXIS academic universe
    d. None of the above

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