College Readiness Skills and Resources: Databases

This guide contains resources and tools for high school students, teachers, and librarians related to writing, research and study skills that will help ease the transition to college.

What is a library database?

What's a library database?   (RMIT University, Australia)

Google vs. Databases

Google vs Research database comparison table


Databases - State Library of Kansas

State Library of Kansas logo

The State Library of Kansas and Kan-ed sponsor many resources for residents of Kansas with a Kansas State Library Card, including: 

  • Online databases (for)
    • General and school research
    • Skill building
    • History & Genealogy
    • Business & Technology
    • Health
    • Stats & Government
    • Librarian & Educator Resources
    • En Español
  • Digital book e-lending
  • Talking books

Check the databases first

I will not Google before I check the databases! cartoon

Research Skills - Link to additional resource page

See additional page in this guide related to Research Skills.