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At Issue San Diego Calif. [Main Collection]
A series by the Opposing Viewpoints publisher that focuses on recent issues not covered in their other publications. Offers the pro and con position on such topics as the Internet, the jury system, welfare reform, etc.
Congressional Digest [Periodicals]
Covers controversial issues in Congress. Each issue covers one topic and has its own index (also indexed in Readers’ Guide and various online indexes).
Contemporary World Issues [Main Collection]
A series of books that offer fact-filled resources designed to serve as both one-stop information sources and guides to in-depth exploration. Each volume covers a different issue and includes an introduction, overview, facts, documents, chronology, biographical sketches, directory, and selected lists of print and non-print materials.
CQ Researcher [Main Collection]
A series of books (Best of the CQ Researcher Series) covering current issues. (See also CQ Researcher Online and CQ Weekly Online for much more information.)
Current Controversies [Main Collection]
A series of books which serve as a source for opposing opinions, background information, and documents on
various controversial issues such as sexual harassment, gun control, AIDS, drug trafficking, women in the
Facts on File [Reference Collection]
A compilation of weekly digests of world news and events.
Ideas in Conflict Series [Main Collection]
Similar to the popular Opposing Viewpoints Series by a different publisher.
Library in a Book [Main Collection]
A series of one volume sources covering a different issue, each containing information similar to Contemporary World Issues. Each volume includes history and background, biography, annotated bibliography, and an index for major issues covered (abortion, capital punishment, AIDS, etc.).
Opposing Viewpoints Digests [Reference]
Similar to the other works in the Opposing Viewpoints Series.
Opposing Viewpoints Pamphlets [Main Collection]
A series of pamphlets, each of which contains opinions on a controversial issue in education, crime, religion, genetic engineering, bioethics, politics, economics, sociology, environment, or health. Opinions are reprinted from a variety of mainstream and alternative printed sources.
Opposing Viewpoints Series [Main Collection]
A series of books containing reprints of articles from newspapers, magazines, reports, etc. Each volume offers the pro and con position on a major social issue.
Pro & Con / Walter Isaacson [Main Collection]
This book contains a brief statement of the pro and con position on several controversial issues such as gun control, creationism, nuclear freeze, etc.
Social Issues Resources Series [Main Collection]
SIRS contains reprints of outstanding articles on current events topics (see also SIRS Knowledge Source online).
Vital Speeches of the Day [Periodicals]
Each semimonthly issue contains the text of speeches given by notable persons on subjects of current interest and controversy (indexed by Readers’ Guide and various online indexes).
CQ Researcher Online [Online Databases]
Explores a single “hot” issue in the news in depth each week. Topics range from social and teen issues to environment, health, education, and science & technology (1991 to current).
CQ Weekly Online [Online Databases]
Provides complete and accurate coverage of the world’s legislative issues (1991 to current).
Facts.com [Online Databases]
Contains current news dating back over a 20-year time span. It also includes 7 core reference databases covering science, current events, key statistics, and opinions on controversial topics. Updated weekly with hourly newswire feeds (1980 to current).
FactSearch [Online Databases]
Includes selected-text statistical statements on current social, economic, political, health, and environmental issues, as well as public policy topics excerpted from more than 1,100 mainstream and alternative serials sources (1984 to current).
SIRS Knowledge Source [Online Databases]
Contains over 1,000 full-text articles exploring social, scientific, health, historic, economic, business, political, and global issues. It also includes excerpts from the World Almanac and Book of Facts, and 300 maps spanning the globe (Current).