The resources in the collection are in the form of journals, newspapers and substantive news sources, periodicals, reports, popular magazines, books designed for academic institutions. The organizing system offers a large collection of full-text journals that provide users with the access to critical information from a range of sources unique to the database. It also includes peer-reviewed full text for engineering, technology, physical sciences, medicine, the arts, theology, literature, science and mathematics research, as well as for humanities and social sciences and other subjects. A broad range of important areas is covered by scholarly articles. Due to the granularity it represents, the database is a leading resource for scholarly research. The resource also offers access to video content from world’s leading news agency. The user may use search terms to find relevant videos with footage from early days to the present and updated videos. It represents a high level of granularity. The resource is characterized by a lot of overheads for data input and storage. The level of granularity manifests itself in a higher number of materials and techniques that offer benefits in the flexibility of information processing.
There are various characteristics of properties of the resources that make up a description of the organizing system.
Resources can be obtained by searching the first or last name of the originator of the written work.
A user can describe a material through the suffix or prefix of an article, book, and manuscript.
A user can describe a material through the subject such as Ethnic Studies, American History, and corporate ethics.
The citation is the combination of key characteristics such as author name, the title of the journal, date of publication, issue, and volume.
- Publisher or Institution associated with the creation of the resource
- Type of Item including map, motion picture, statistics
Keywords are words and phrases that users type to locate the material that match what they are looking for. A user may type any word or phrase that is a topic of significance in order to identify and verbalize their topic.
The properties selected represent a descriptive
metadata. A descriptive metadata describes a resource for the aim of easing its
identification or discovery. It includes elements such as title, author,
abstract and keywords. The content of a
material is in essence a metadata record.
A scholarly database is formatted to have the concept type that can be
matched up with a particular data editing form often designed to produce
information relevant to the text being described.
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