• Library Databases  



    Search Engines


    PXU Libraries provide reliable information resources through our databases.  



  • Library Databases

    • Are reliable, authorative, and vetted
    • Contain accurate and focused results
    • Source citations provided in MLA & APA formats
    • Academically appropriate
    • Contain no advertisements or distracting content
    • Updated consistently and frequently
  • Search Engines

    • Anyone can post any information
    • Too many results = Information overload
    • Search engines require filters and careful supervision
    • Must create MLA and APA citations
    • Distracting and misleading advertisements
    • Content not updated consistently, if at all; often broken or dead links
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