• Directory of Internet terms
  • Database — A structured collection of data that can be used for a variety of purposes. Databases are usually stored on a Hard Disc inside your computer, on a CD-ROM, or at a website. A database may contain data relating to staff employed by a company or to students at an educational institution. Databases can also contain bibliographies, glossaries, vocab lists, etc. In order to set up and manage a database you need a database program such as Microsoft Access.