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Controversial Issues


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Opposing Viewpoints In Context

A social issues database with full-text periodical articles, viewpoint essays, reference material, statistics, topic overviews and websites, organized under popular research topic headings.

CQ Researcher

Weekly Congressional Quarterly Press reports offering analysis of most current major controversial issues with summaries, pros and cons, statistics, and bibliographies. CQ Press archives date back to 1991.

Global Issues in Context

Focuses on broad issues such as war, genocide, poverty, globalization as well as specific events and topics in the news that are related to these broader issues.

US Newsstream (National Newspapers from ProQuest)

Full-text of Los Angeles Times, New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, Denver Post, Chicago Tribune, Atlanta Journal / Constitution, Boston Globe, Christian Science Monitor, and over 500 other newspapers, plus other news sources.

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Contains encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research.

JSTOR

Full-text archives of 1400 scholarly journals in the arts, humanities, social sciences and sciences.

EBSCOhost : All Databases

Cross-search all EBSCO databases (over 30); magazines, journals, news and primary sources, and media, covering multi-disciplinary topics.


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Racism
Fixing the Poor
Women Against Abortion
The New Censorship
Gun Control
Humanizing Healthcare Reforms
Marijuana

Watch Films

Academic Video Online

Over 35,000 full-length videos in over 20 disciplines.

Films on Demand

Educational films and documentaries grouped into subject-specific categories.

Intelecom Online Resources Network (Video Clip Network)

Multi-disciplinary video-clips averaging 3-5 min. duration; closed-captioned.

Kanopy Streaming

Documentary films and other educational resources to inspire critical thinking about the social, political, and cultural impact of American mass media.

Film Platform

Documentary films for college and university students