Build Your Own Database
American Library Association, 1999 - Computers - 163 pages
What makes a database good?
Quality, as applied to databases, is not something abstract or theoretical. It is a very practical issue. In the simplest terms, a database is of high quality if it's useful to the community it's designed to serve.
Commercial databases serve some needs of your user community, but not all. For instance, you may wish to create databases of community resources or unique documents in your collection. With ever-improving computer technology, it's easier than ever to create a database. However, the challenges of creating a good database remain.
In Build Your Own Database, authors Peter Jacso and F. W. Lancaster, show you how to create quality in databases with advice in such areas as:
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This book's stated objective is "to explain what makes a database 'good.' " Jacs (information and computer sciences, Univ. of Hawaii) and Lancaster (GSLIS, Univ. of Illinois) fulfill their goal ... Read full review