A database is a searchable collection of information, such as journal articles. You can quickly search a database using various search terms to find articles which are relevant to your topic.

University of Victoria Libraries. What is a database? FAQs. Updated July 28, 2015. Accessed December 22, 2016.

A group of related files. 

Fox BI, Thrower MR and Felkey BG. Building core competencies in pharmacy informatics. 1st ed. Washington, DC: American Pharmacists Association, 2010.

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