What is a subject database?


Subject Database is a collection of electronic resources.

Subject Databases contain resources such as:

  • articles from journals,
  • magazines, 
  • newspapers,
  • and eBooks.

Some Subject Databases focus on specific disciplines, while others are for general purpose. 

Databases allow users to:

  • Search for content by keyword, title, author and more.
  • Add limits to your search to help narrow down your results; limit by publication date, source type and more.
  • Generate citations for your research papers.



  • Last Updated Jul 29, 2022
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  • Answered By Sarah Walker

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