Answered By: Judith Jablonski Last Updated: Oct 27, 2015 Views: 185
A Research Methods Tool is a web-based search instrument used to explore [research] methods concepts to help design research projects, understand particular methods or identify a new method, conduct research, and write up findings.
A Subject Database is a large, regularly updated file of digitized information (bibliographic records, abstracts, full-text documents, directory entries, images, statistics, etc.) related to a specific subject or field. [Definition from the Online Dictionary for Library and Information Science]
is a research methods tool. (NOTE: SRM is listed in the APUS Licensed Library Databases.)
are examples of subject databases. (PsycINFO and CINAHL are listed in the APUS Licensed Library Databases.)
For a complete list of the library's databases see http://apus.libguides.com/az.php. They're arranged by academic school...making it easier to choose which is best for you.