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Managing Information for Research: Multidisciplinary Databases

This guide will highlight strategies to finding, retrieving and evaluation resources

What are Multidisciplinary Databases

Multidisciplinary databases span several disciplines. So whatever your search, it is prudent to check these generalised as well as relevant specialised databases.

Book databases

These databases do not have full-text but will provide citations for almost all books published. Can use these databases to verify citations.

General and Multidisciplinary Databases for Science and Agriculture

What is a Database?

A database is a collection of information that is organised so that it can be easily accessed, managed and updated. They can be classified according to types of content: bibliographic, full-text, numeric and images.


The Library provides access to bibliographic databases. Some have full-text and some only abstracts or citations.

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