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A computerized file consisting of electronic entries or records, each of
which represents a document or bibliographic item retrievable by author,
title, subject heading (descriptor), or keywords. Although some
bibliographic databases are general in scope and coverage, most are
indexes and abstracting services which provide access to the literature of
a specific field or discipline.
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