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What is the Difference Between a Journal and a Database?

On the library website, there's a link for "Journals", and a link for "Databases". What is the difference between a "journal" and a "database"?

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A brief selection of the over 4,500 e-journal titles that are available for the Macalester community from the DeWitt Wallace Library.

Note: 'Journal' in this context can mean journal, or newspaper, or magazine, or other publications that are published regularly and on an on-going basis.