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Library databases get their information from professionals or experts in the field.
Library databases contain published works where facts are checked.
Library databases are easy to cite in a bibliography and may create the citation for you.
Library databases can help you narrow your topic or suggest related subjects.
Library databases are updated frequently and include the date of publication.
Web sites can be written by anyone regardless of expertise.
Web site content is not necessarily checked by an expert.
Web sites often don’t provide the information necessary to create a complete citation.
Web sites often aren’t organized to support student research needs.
Web sites may not indicate when a page is updated.