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“Understand the issues. Understand each other."
New York Times compiled information on current and social issues.
Topic Exploration and Research
Ask your classroom teacher for the password for the password list to access these databases! Or email the library staff at firstname.lastname@example.org. The password list is located on the library website under the "Online Materials" drop down menu.
SIRS Researcher This link opens in a new window
Provides insight into social issues by delivering the pros and cons from selected documents and graphics curated from over 2,000 global sources.
Gale in Context: Opposing Viewpoints This link opens in a new window
Find overviews, news, and opinions on hundreds of today's important social issues.
Issues: Understanding Controversy & Society (ABC-CLIO) This link opens in a new window
Provides context, diverse perspectives, and selected primary and secondary sources for understanding the issues that currently affect global society.
Academic Search Ultimate This link opens in a new window
Search thousands of academic journals at once. Topics include: Biology; Chemistry; Engineering; Ethnic and multicultural studies; Geology; Law; Mathematics; Music; Pharmaceutical sciences; Psychology; Religion and philosophy; Science and technology; Veterinary science; Women's studies; Zoology
New York Times This link opens in a new window
Search the full text of The New York Times starting in 1985.
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