Rising Cost of Education, the Opioid Crisis, Immigration, Racism, Terrorism, Healthcare Accessibility, International Politics, Trade Agreements; these are all examples of issues and controversies discussed in the news on a daily basis and studied by students in their various courses. This Library Guide is designed to provide a starting point for those seeking background information and a context for issues of interest, and it offers some guidance on resources that can be helpful in finding and providing information in a variety of formats.
The following databases will provide background information as well as opposing viewpoints on given issues. IT is a great place to find a topic of interest or once you have selected your topic, these resources will provide you with a comprehensive overview and additional recommended reading.
Note that the following resources are a selection of the more than 400 available on the Library's Website. We recommend that you review the list and check out other Library Guides that provide information or suggested links you might find useful.
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