a resource that provides access to the complete text of an item
This type of database retrieves the same information as a Bibliographic database, but also retrieves the full text of the document or article. This means that if you search the database and find a document you wish to read, you can sometimes choose the 'full text' option and read the entire document on-screen. See also Database.
Database, such as Wilson Select or ABI/Inform, that gives the full text of articles online. The user may sit in front of the computer screen and read the article, or print off a copy. Graphics may or may not be included. It is dependent on the Journal Publisher.