Answered By: Judith Jablonski
Last Updated: Oct 27, 2015     Views: 179

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]
 

SAGE Research Methods logo

is a research methods tool. (NOTE: SRM is listed in the APUS Licensed Library Databases.)

 

 

PsycINFO logo 

and
 
CINAHL logo

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.

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