Research Guides‎ > ‎

Social Studies

HISTORY
u.s. history (large)Contextual information on hundreds of the most significant people, events and topics in U.S. History. Authoritative reference content is added to full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites.

PROS & CONS of CONTROVERSIAL ISSUES

opposing viewpoints in context (large)Contextual information and opinions on hundreds of today's hottest social issues, with viewpoints, topic overviews, full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, statistics, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites.

Global Issues in ContextInternational viewpoints on a broad spectrum of global issues, topics, and current events. Featured are hundreds of continuously updated issue and country portals that bring together a variety of specially selected, highly relevant sources for analysis of social, political, military, economic, environmental, health, and cultural issues. Each of these gateway pages includes an overview, unique "perspectives" articles written by local experts, reference, periodical, primary source and statistical information.


Comprehensive full-text history reference database from EBSCO, designed for high school and undergraduate use. It includes reference sources, history periodicals, historical documents, biographies, photos, maps and video.





Analysis and opinions cover the pros, cons, and everything in between of 345+ social, scientific, health, historic, economic, political, and global issues. Editorially created content with engaging Essential Questions with answers, and viewpoint articles help build solid foundations for understanding complex global issues.


http://icof.infobaselearning.com/index.aspx?=96676&ItemID=WE57Explores and analyzes hundreds of hot topics in politics, business, government, crime, law, energy, education, health, family, science, foreign policy, race, rights, society, and culture. Original articles are joined with  news, editorials, central pro/con arguments, essential primary documents, vital statistics, and chronologies of key events.

D
esigned to assist researchers in understanding the full scope of controversial subjects. Use Points of View as a guide to debating, developing arguments, writing position papers, and developing critical thinking skills. Each Points of View Essay includes a series of questions and additional material to generate further thought. Also included are thousands of supporting articles from the world’s top political and societal publications.