The best place to start a search for a specialized database on your subject is often:
Answer: a virtual library, providing the good starting point for reference books, guideleine for subjects, and special databases.
a general search engine – is a place where an individual can search topic related information.
a news archive – is place where the documents are kept like historical documents, family records,
a commercial database – where the information are kept electronically.
One problem with white pages services is:
|Answer: they sometimes have inaccurate information – inaccurate or incorrect listing of informaiton are listed in the white pages.
they generate spams – no spam have generated in the white pages.
The following are characteristics of proprietary databases except :
Answer: they may be searched by a general wen search engine
|the characteristics of proprietary databases
1. used to download information easily.
2. they may include extra information unavailable elsewhere
3. they may provide training to users
Which statement is true of specialized databases?
Answer: they are all availble on web for free
they all use same search syntax – false, no syntax is availble for search
they are also called subject guides – subject guide is different from specialized databases
they include information you often wouldn’t find on a search engine – false
|they may provide training to users
you can have your name removed from a listing – false. the name cannot be removed from the listing in white pages.
they allow users to obtain address for spam – true, block spam is provided in white pages