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A background database is a database which gives you background information on a topic. Background information can include the history of a topic, the current issue involved, people connected with the topic, etc.
II. What background databases are available at HACC?
What do background databases have in common?
They give you background information
They provide evaluated Web sites
They provide links to articles and books
They include pro/con debates
They include current news stories
What do background databases have in common with our online book catalog and other databases?
Background databases may search by keyword or subject
Background databases can have a basic screen and an advanced screen
We currently subscribe to the following databases that are good sources of background information: