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Computer Applications – Using Data Bases

This paper is about the way how I use a database in my ordinary life. I am a student, and my program of education forced me to read a lot of books day after day. Moreover, I like reading very much, and to read various books on a majority of topics is a kind of my hobby. I agree with a statement that information is everywhere, but the best way to find all the necessary information is to use specific databases which are created exactly for this purpose.

There are many online libraries where I can find a book, but to do it in an ordinary way, I mean to page the information, is useless way to find something online, because there exist thousands of books, and to find the necessary one would take many hours. In this case, I like to use a database for the purpose to make the process easier and faster. For instance, I put the title of the book or its author’s name in a special request line, and in several seconds I see the variations of answers. There can be found ten books or more, or even nothing. Everything depends on the type of library and a quantity of books which it has. Using a database, I make my searchers as quick and effective as possible, thus I have a lot of time for other types of my activity. Moreover, becoming a client of one or another online paid library, I can receive some discounts for its active use, and the database stores this information. In a case when I hand the library my card to check out a book or maybe a journal, the database pulls up my information, and assigns the book or the journal to my name in the database.

Thus, I have explained the way I use the database in my ordinary live, and proved that the database makes my searchers not only much easier, but even more pleasant than ordinary page browsing.

 

References:

Connolly, T. and Begg, C. (2002). Database Systems. New York: Harlow.
Date, C. (2003). An Introduction to Database Systems, 5th ed. Addison Wesley.
Pedley, P. (2001). The Invisible Web: Searching the Hidden Parts of the Internet. ASLIB-IMI.