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