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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,
What do background databases have in common?
They give you background information
They provide evaluated websites
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 other databases?
Background databases may search by keyword or subject
Background databases can have a basic screen and an advanced screen