APG Library

Google vs. Databases

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Check out the new video about all the database below.


  • Free with ads
  • ~5% of the Internet
  • No extra features
  • Good for topic intro

No evaluation + Often out of date = NOT CREDITABLE


  • Paid*
  • The other ~95%
  • Features: citations, connect & save to Google Drive
  • Good for research sources

Professional eval + Regular updates = CREDITABLE

*May require login at home; email Ms. E (engelbrechts@sfusd.edu) or your teacher for the usernames and passwords.

This page was last updated on August 24, 2022