Re: Difference between database and electronic serial Eduardo Gil 01 Oct 2008 16:52 UTC

The Periodicals/Serials Department at Montclair State University Library
is responsible for paying both the periodical (print + online)
subscriptions via our vendor and for paying for all the databases
whether they are full-text, bibliographic citations only and numeric or
data such as Compustat.

Ed Gil
Periodicals Librarian
Harry A Sprague Library
Montclair State University

Jennifer Woodward wrote:
> Some databases also include full-text articles, which can stand-in for an
> ejournal subscription as sort of an indirect way to subscribe to a journal. In
> theory, the database has other uses and benefits of its own, unrelated to the
> full-text journals included within it.
> An e-journal susbcription is a direct purchase of the journal.
> Jennifer Woodwardical