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What is the difference between a database and a resource and a source?
Database: A collection of organized information. Should be searchable.
Can include a collection of lists or data, books or chapters, journals or articles.
Resources: Things you can use. People, places, and things.
Sources: Where something comes from.
However, these terms (database/resource/source ) tend to be used interchangeably.
What is a database? A database is a collection of records that describe each item you might get as a result