As one of the world's best known countries, China made a huge imprint on our modern day society. China, a country in East Asia that borders the East China Sea, South China Sea, and Korea Bay, being the second largest country by land and first by population. In the 20th century, China possesses a communist government, and still does today. However, many current events have transformed this powerful country, in specific the Chinese Revolution in 1949. The Chinese Revolution resolved the issue of who would control the Chinese government. The result - Mao Zedong creating the People's Republic of China. The Chinese Revolution of 1949, the most peaceful year, due to its calm environment and productivity resolved many issues.
The first database, Gale, made for students to retrieve information. Founded in 2007, its headquarters resides in Framignton, MI. The location of the "About" page may cause difficulty to access as it exists at the bottom of it. The complexity of the webpage makes it difficult to maneuver at first but becomes easier after spending some time on the website. On the other hand, the appropriateness of the results levels more for teachers rather than students. In detail, Gale gives information on an advanced level due to its tough word choice. For example, words like "democratization," "totalitarianism," and "dilapidated " show up. With that, most of the links that appear
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have a couple facts about the topic. Only a few links show up with specific information. When one searches harder, some of the documents can be more useful. A checkbox appears in the corner of each website that saves the link. Most of this helps when the user comes back to research. It includes an advanced search inside the database. However it, doesn't work well. The filters struggle with finding relevant links. No matter how specified the search is, the results that appear same thing, but a of a lesser quantity. Unless the user uses power search, nothing helps. Overall, Gale database holds a terrible way to research on the Chinese Revolution of 1949 as it offers too little of an amount of facts, not enough needed to write a research paper.
Sweet Search, another search engine for students, includes 35,000 websites that their staff recommends student to use. These websites have been viewed and chosen by their staff. Founded in 2009, Sweet Search's staff consists of expert librarians and teachers. The navigation for this website can get achieved without great effort and a video appears on the about page explaining this database. An eighth grader can read this and understand it when searching about the Chinese Revolution in 1949. Relevant links show up well on Sweet Search about ones that one has typed into the search bar. The results given had an above average quality but to get real quality links, the user must play around with the filters. There didn't include any advanced searches as well as any subcategories. Sweet Search...