Research Databases · Current Events

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Gale Virtual Reference Library
Search the full-text of hundreds of electronic reference books on a wide range of subjects, including: the arts, business, education, history, law, medicine, and science.
Global Issues in Context
Analysis and international viewpoints on a broad array of global issues, topics, and current events. Includes overviews, expert perspectives, primary sources, international magazines, and statistics.
Opposing Viewpoints in Context
Explore both sides of a wide range of important social issues, such as euthanasia, censorship, gun control, and narcotics. Includes topic overviews, statistics, tables, images, biographies, websites, and articles from periodicals and newspapers.
Points of View
Points of View Reference Center contains many topics, each with an overview, point, and counterpoint. This resource also includes over 1,300 main essays, leading political magazines from all sides of the political spectrum, newspapers, radio & TV news transcripts, primary source documents and guides for writing position papers, developing arguments and debating.
ProQuest
Collection of databases that offer users access to full-text articles from thousands of magazines and newspapers, including The New York Times and the Wall Street Journal.
TOPICsearch
Explore social, political, and economic issues, scientific discoveries, and other popular classroom topics. Includes articles from international and regional newspapers and magazines, public opinion polls, book reviews, and government information.