an integrated search of books, e-books, research articles, newspaper articles, and other publications.
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Contains reports providing overviews of major policy issues. The reports are designed to provide a full briefing on the topic from background, pros/cons, maps/charts, and links to relevant resources.
The CQ Researcher is a collection of reports covering political and social issues, with regular reports on topics in health, international affairs, education, the environment, technology and the U.S. economy. Keywords: hot topics, current events, social issues, social trends, archive, English 15, CAS 100, background information, general interest, contemporary issues, overviews.
Provides access to the fulltext of various encyclopedias and reference works. For example, a search for “oil spills” will result in entries from an environmental encyclopedia, a disasters reference book, and others.
Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center provides research and background information on social issues. The database contains the essays from the Opposing Viewpoints series, supplemented by, statistics, primary documents, links to websites, and full-text magazine and newspaper articles. Keywords: hot topics, current events, social issues, social trends, English 15, CAS 100, background information, general interest, contemporary issues, overviews.