The ECC Library has just acquired a set of new databases that can help faculty and students research controversial issues. These databases provide a wealth of credible primary and secondary information.
From the publisher: Issues & Controversies offers extensive, exclusive, and objective analysis of hundreds of today’s hot topics and conflicts by presenting the key facts, arguments, history, and current context of today’s most important issues, along with a wealth of primary sources, videos, and relevant media coverage, making it an ideal resource for research papers, debate preparation, and persuasive writing assignments.
Fun facts about Issues & Controversies:
- Contains over 525 in-depth Pro/con articles
- Thousands of editorial cartoons
- Video and audio resources
- 370+ NPR Podcasts
Each article is supported by credible, high quality resources that students can count on to help them make the most of their research.
Issues & Controversies in History delivers balanced and comprehensive coverage on a range of historical topics. Includes primary sources, videos, timelines, editorial cartoons, and scholarly articles. Like Issues & Controversies, this high quality source provides students with video, audio, and over 2,400 primary sources to back up their balanced coverage of a topic. Information is global, covering both U.S. and World history.
Watch the video below for an overview of Issues & Controversies. If you need help using the database, please contact us!
–Written by Maria Bagshaw, Reference/Instruction Librarian