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Ryan Library: Subject Guide for Current Events and Issues

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NewsBank provides a comprehensive collection of reliable news sources covering a wide array of topics and issues. Offers both historical and contemporary articles from around the world.


Find overviews, news, and opinions on hundreds of today's important social issues.


Points of View Reference Center is a full text database designed to provide students and schools with a series of controversial essays that present multiple sides of a current issue. Essays provide questions and materials for further thought and study and are accompanied by supporting articles from the world’s top political and societal publications.


Social Science Database offers indexing and full text for hundreds of academic journals, providing extensive coverage across a wide range of social science disciplines including anthropology, communication, criminology, economics, education, political science, psychology, social work, and sociology.


Access and study data on a multitude of topics and subjects from thousands of reliable sources all in one place. It has Infographics, charts, statistics and more. Great place to collect statistics and facts for your reports or instruction

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