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New York City History: Databases vs. The Web

In the tab names, SS stands for Secondary Source, PS stands for Primary Source

Databases vs. The Web

Exploring the Deep Web with Semantic Search


Image from: Invention Machine. “Exploring The Depths Of The Deep Web.” Infographics : IdleList. Accessed October 3, 2015.

The Web vs. Library Databases – A comparison by Yale University
Image From:“The ‘Deep Web’ Is Not All Dark.” Deep Web Technologies. Accessed September 14, 2015.
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Logging into Spence Databases from Home

When at school, you can use the Spence Library resources using the links on the guide through automatic IP authentication.

When at home, the first time you use a library resource in your browser you will be redirected to a log-in screen in order to authenticate that you are a member of the Spence Community. To do so, enter your Spence username (for most students this is: first initial + last name + year of graduation) and the master password you were given by Spence at the beginning of the school year. After you authenticate, you will be automatically directed to the database you selected. You only need to authenticate once during a browsing session.