Current Events/Pro and Con Topics
New! This online tutorial features three databases useful for researching
current events and controversial topics : Opposing Viewpoints, CQ Researcher, and Issues &
Hover your mouse over a database title for a detailed description.
In-depth reports on political and social issues, each
12,000-word report is investigated and written by a
FACTIVA - On-campus access only
A product of Dow Jones. Provides full-text of over
10,000 magazine, journals, local, national and
international newspapers and news wires. Allows users
to conduct in-depth research on companies, industries,
regional affairs, and news.
ISSUES & CONTROVERSIES
Factual analysis of controversial topics, with clear
explanations of opposing points of view. Also includes
chronologies, illustrations, maps, tables, sidebars, and
ISSUES: CONTROVERSY AND SOCIETY
Understanding Controversy and Society helps students
develop an in-depth understanding of how society
shapes and is shaped by controversy. Issues addresses
more than 200 of today's most significant social issues,
compiling information in more than 3,500 articles and
7,500 multimedia primary sources.
NEWSPAPER SOURCE PLUS
Regional, national, and international newspapers
including New York Times, Boston Globe, San Francisco
Chronicle, Christian Science Monitor, USA Today, and
Washington Post. Also contains full-text television
& radio news transcripts.
One-stop source for information on social issues,
including viewpoint articles, topic overviews, statistics,
primary documents, links to websites, and full-text
magazine and newspaper articles.
Presents the latest scientific discoveries and fundamental
concepts that underlie them. Covers health, environment,
technology, life, physical, earth, and space sciences.
WORLD NEWS DIGEST
Day by day accounts of news and events world-wide from
1940 to the present.
ACADEMIC SEARCH COMPLETE
Comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text
database covering all academic areas of study.
GENERAL REFERENCE CENTER GOLD
General interest database including articles from
newspapers, reference books, and periodicals. Covers
current events, popular culture, business and industry,
arts and sciences, sports, and more.
Multidisciplinary database covering subject areas of
general interest. Includes reference books, biographies,
primary source documents, and an image collection of
photos, maps and flags.
Online Library Catalog
for books and resources in the Library's collection.