Academic Search Complete is the world's most valuable and comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 8,500 full-text periodicals, including more than 7,300 peer-reviewed journals. In addition to full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 12,500 journals and a total of more than 13,200 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc. The database features PDF content going back as far as 1887, with the majority of full text titles in native (searchable) PDF format. Searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,400 journals. Coverage: 1887-
CQ Researcher provides original, comprehensive reporting and analysis on issues in the news. Founded in 1923 as Editorial Research Reports, the database covers health, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology and the economy. Coverage: 1996-
To help students, researchers, and readers understand the critical issues we face today, Issues & Controversies explores and analyzes hundreds of hot topics in politics, business, government, crime, law, energy, education, health, family, science, foreign policy, race, rights, society, and culture. Updated weekly, with a wire-service newsfeed providing the latest headline stories, Issues & Controversies offers in-depth articles designed to inspire thought-provoking debates and research papers. Since its inception in 1995, Issues & Controversies has been a core student and educator resource for understanding and writing about contemporary events and conflicts, as well as for debate prep. It also provides comprehensive coverage and analysis every year of the National High School Debate Topic.
JSTOR is a digital library of academic journals, books, and primary sources. JSTOR helps people discover, use, and build upon a wide range of content through a powerful research and teaching platform, and preserves this content for future generations. JSTOR is part of ITHAKA, a not-for-profit organization that also includes Ithaka S+R and Portico.
Opposing Viewpoints In Context is the premier online resource covering today’s hottest social issues, from capital punishment to immigration, to marijuana. This cross-curricular research tool supports science, social studies, current events, and language arts classes. Its informed, differing views present each side of an issue and help students develop information literacy, critical thinking skills, and the confidence to draw their own valid conclusions.
As a historical dictionary, the OED is very different from Dictionaries of current English, in which the focus is on present-day meanings. You’ll still find present-day meanings in the OED, but you’ll also find the history of individual words, and of the language—traced through 3 million quotations, from classic literature and specialist periodicals to film scripts and cookery books.
ProQuest for resources support vocational and technical studies such as business, nursing, and criminology. Our vast depth and breadth of current and historic content is contained in ebooks, databases, newspapers, and primary sources. Since ProQuest solutions are used at many four-year institutions, students who transfer after community college will transition easily with familiar library resources. Coverage: 1900-
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PolicyMap offers easy-to-use online mapping with data on demographics, real estate, health, jobs and more in communities across the US. Organizations use PolicyMap to find the right data for their research, market studies, business planning, site selection, grant applications and impact analysis.
Gain deep insights into any area of interest - down to a city block, with stunning visualizations and built-in data. Visualize and interact with data, create maps, charts, reports and downloads while exploring hundreds of thousands of built-in data indicators related to demography, economy, health, politics, environment, crime and more.