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History: Key Databases

Introduction to databases and catalogues

Indexes and catalogues aim to provide researchers with comprehensive lists of resources available either within particular institutions or in a specific subject area.  Indexes and catalogues will not usually provide full text to all of their contents, but will instead give you brief details about articles or books. 

The amount of full-text available will vary from index to index.  Often a Connect button will be available and this will either link through to full-text or enable you to search QCat for the book or article.  Please note that the Connect button does not guarantee that full-text is available.