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Academic Search CompleteWarning! Magazines and journals on many subjects; includes peer-reviewed and scholarly works.
CQ Researcher OnlineReports on issues shaping our world, with in-depth coverage of political and social issues, such as health, education, the environment, technology, and the U.S. economy.
CQ WeeklyNews and analysis on how legislation is shaped. Coverage of bills, votes, amendments, committees, and more.
eBooks on EBSCOhostOver 26,000 fiction, reference, scholarly, and professional books online.
Infotrac NewsstandFull text access to more than 1,100 major U.S. regional, national, international and local newspapers, as well as thousands of images and radio and TV transcripts. Includes full text of The New York Times (1985-present).
MasterFILE CompleteWarning! General magazines, journals, and newspapers covering many subjects. Includes peer-reviewed articles.
NC LIVE Video CollectionOnline videos from PBS including Ken Burns documentaries, Masterpiece Theater, Scientific American, American Experience, and more.
Newspaper Source PlusWarning! Selected national and international newspapers.
Points of ViewWarning! Provides students with a series of essays that present multiple sides of a current issue. Covers more than 280 topics, each with an overview (objective background/description), point (argument), counterpoint (opposing argument), and Critical Thinking Guide. 
ProQuest NewsstandNew! News content from many national and international newspapers, newswires and selected news magazines.
ProQuest Research LibraryNew! General reference database from business and political science to literature and psychology scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, and daily news content, accessible to readers and researchers at every level.
SIRS Knowledge Source PackageNew! Articles, primary sources, websites and graphics to support K-12 students with research, study and homework.
Student Research Center (SRC)Warning! Magazines, newspapers, biographies, country reports, images, and encyclopedias on health, science, literature, current events, history, and more.
TOPICsearchWarning! Current events, controversial issues, and discussion topics including energy and environment, gay rights, global warming, gun control, immigration, and human rights.
WorldCatCatalog of books and other materials in libraries around the world.

Articles

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Academic Search CompleteWarning! Magazines and journals on many subjects; includes peer-reviewed and scholarly works.
CQ Researcher OnlineReports on issues shaping our world, with in-depth coverage of political and social issues, such as health, education, the environment, technology, and the U.S. economy.
CQ WeeklyNews and analysis on how legislation is shaped. Coverage of bills, votes, amendments, committees, and more.
MasterFILE CompleteWarning! General magazines, journals, and newspapers covering many subjects. Includes peer-reviewed articles.
Newspaper Source PlusWarning! Selected national and international newspapers.
Points of ViewWarning! Provides students with a series of essays that present multiple sides of a current issue. Covers more than 280 topics, each with an overview (objective background/description), point (argument), counterpoint (opposing argument), and Critical Thinking Guide. 
ProQuest NewsstandNew! News content from many national and international newspapers, newswires and selected news magazines.
ProQuest Research LibraryNew! General reference database from business and political science to literature and psychology scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, and daily news content, accessible to readers and researchers at every level.
SIRS Knowledge Source PackageNew! Articles, primary sources, websites and graphics to support K-12 students with research, study and homework.
Student Research Center (SRC)Warning! Magazines, newspapers, biographies, country reports, images, and encyclopedias on health, science, literature, current events, history, and more.
TOPICsearchWarning! Current events, controversial issues, and discussion topics including energy and environment, gay rights, global warming, gun control, immigration, and human rights.

eBooks

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eBooks on EBSCOhostOver 26,000 fiction, reference, scholarly, and professional books online.
WorldCatCatalog of books and other materials in libraries around the world.

Hot Topics

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CQ Researcher OnlineReports on issues shaping our world, with in-depth coverage of political and social issues, such as health, education, the environment, technology, and the U.S. economy.
Points of ViewWarning! Provides students with a series of essays that present multiple sides of a current issue. Covers more than 280 topics, each with an overview (objective background/description), point (argument), counterpoint (opposing argument), and Critical Thinking Guide. 
ProQuest Research LibraryNew! General reference database from business and political science to literature and psychology scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, and daily news content, accessible to readers and researchers at every level.
SIRS Knowledge Source PackageNew! Articles, primary sources, websites and graphics to support K-12 students with research, study and homework.
Student Research Center (SRC)Warning! Magazines, newspapers, biographies, country reports, images, and encyclopedias on health, science, literature, current events, history, and more.
TOPICsearchWarning! Current events, controversial issues, and discussion topics including energy and environment, gay rights, global warming, gun control, immigration, and human rights.

News

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Infotrac NewsstandFull text access to more than 1,100 major U.S. regional, national, international and local newspapers, as well as thousands of images and radio and TV transcripts. Includes full text of The New York Times (1985-present).
Newspaper Source PlusWarning! Selected national and international newspapers.
Points of ViewWarning! Provides students with a series of essays that present multiple sides of a current issue. Covers more than 280 topics, each with an overview (objective background/description), point (argument), counterpoint (opposing argument), and Critical Thinking Guide. 
ProQuest NewsstandNew! News content from many national and international newspapers, newswires and selected news magazines.
ProQuest Research LibraryNew! General reference database from business and political science to literature and psychology scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, and daily news content, accessible to readers and researchers at every level.
Student Research Center (SRC)Warning! Magazines, newspapers, biographies, country reports, images, and encyclopedias on health, science, literature, current events, history, and more.
TOPICsearchWarning! Current events, controversial issues, and discussion topics including energy and environment, gay rights, global warming, gun control, immigration, and human rights.

Peer-Reviewed

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Academic Search CompleteWarning! Magazines and journals on many subjects; includes peer-reviewed and scholarly works.
MasterFILE CompleteWarning! General magazines, journals, and newspapers covering many subjects. Includes peer-reviewed articles.
ProQuest Research LibraryNew! General reference database from business and political science to literature and psychology scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, and daily news content, accessible to readers and researchers at every level.
SIRS Knowledge Source PackageNew! Articles, primary sources, websites and graphics to support K-12 students with research, study and homework.