The Reference Room includes a wide range of materials that might be used to support a pro-con argument. A few books related specifically to current political or ethical issues are listed below
Search the indexes of books in the UWSP reference collection.
For an indepth report on many current issues, try starting with a search in CQ Researcher
Use the following sources to find articles from journals, magazines, and newspapers.
- Academic Search Premier (EBSCO)
Academic Search Premier is a scholarly, full text database designed for academic institutions. The database includes full text for 1800 publications as well as images, for nearly every academic field of study.
- Academic Universe (Lexis-Nexis)
LEXIS-NEXIS® Academic Universe provides access to a wide range of news, business, legal, medical, and reference information. Also includes company profiles and Contemporary Women's Issues database
- MasterFILE Premier (EBSCO)
Gain access to information on a broad range of topics including general interest, business, health and multi-cultural with MasterFILE Premier™. This vast database includes:Searchable full text for over 1,860 journals, including Consumer Reports and Business Week. Full text dating as far back as January 1990 and abstracts and indexing for over 2,800 journals, many dating back to 1984.
- Newspaper Source Plus (Ebsco)
A full-text newspapers source and newspaper index. The database contains comprehensive full-text for major newspapers such as The New York Times, The Boston Globe, The Christian Science Monitor, The Washington Post, The Washington Times and others. All staff articles are also included from many other newspapers, including: The Chicago Tribune, The Minneapolis Star Tribune, and the Wisconsin State Journal. Several Wisconsin regional and university newspapers are also included. In addition, Newspaper Source Plus features television and radio news transcripts, videos & podcasts, including: ABC News, CBS News, CNBC, CNN, FOX News, MSNBC, National Public Radio, PBS, and more.
- OmniFile Full Text Mega (EBSCO)
OmniFile Full Text Mega includes a wealth of essential material for learning, detailed research, or casual reading in a single, easily searched database, and makes the most of your existing periodical holdings. Content includes the full text of articles from nearly 3,000 publications, dating back to 1994, over 500 podcasts and video podcasts on a range of art, humanities and science subjects, retrospective coverage as far back as 1982 for more complete subject coverage.
- Additional Indexes (by subject)
Use these publicly available, reliable websites to bolster your arguments.