Opposing ViewpointsOpposing Viewpoints in Context covers social issues, such as Gun Control, Genetic Engineering, Censorship, Endangered Species, and Terrorism. It brings together viewpoint articles, contextual topic overviews, government and organizational statistics, biographies of social activists, court cases, profiles of government agencies and special interest groups, newspaper and magazines articles, as well as links to more than 1,800 reviewed and subject-indexed web sites.
Opposing Viewpoints allows up to 3 simultaneous users.
Academic Search CompleteA comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full text database, with more than 5,300 full text periodicals, including 4,400 peer-reviewed journals. Offers indexing and abstracts for more than 9,300 journals and a total of 10,900 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc. Features PDF content going back as far as 1865, with the majority of full text titles in native (searchable) PDF format.
There is a special topics and reports section in Newsbank on the top banner. This is leads to a collection of news articles, websites and images on hot topics in the news, nationally and internationally.
Gale eBooks Reference LibraryA collection of about 900 encyclopedias and other reference books from several publishers across many disciplines that can be searched at one time.
CQ ResearcherCQ Researcher covers current events and "hot" issues in the news. Each weekly issue provides a summary of the issue, plus the pros-cons, a chronology, lengthy bibliographies and a list of contacts.
Coverage: full text 1991 to date
PDF text 1996 to date