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Academic Search Complete This link opens in a new window
This is a very good starting point for almost any topic you are researching. Because it accesses magazine and newspaper articles as well as academic research and technical articles, you will probably get results that will be easier to read than those from a database that only accesses academic articles.
Opposing Viewpoints This link opens in a new window
How-to use Opposing Viewpoints video here.
A one-stop source for information on today's most controversial and talked about social issues. This database features viewpoint articles, topic overviews, full-text magazine, academic journal, and newspaper articles, primary source documents, statistics, images and podcasts, and links to Websites. (100% Full Text)
Academic OneFile This link opens in a new window
Collection of journal articles, abstracts, ebooks, and magazine & newspaper articles, covering all subjects.
Nexis Uni This link opens in a new window
Full-text access to newspapers and news program transcripts from around the world. Also contains legal and business information.
JSTOR This link opens in a new window
Scholarly journal articles in area studies, art, business & economics, history, humanities, law, medicine & allied health, science & mathematics, and social sciences.
Global Issues in Context This link opens in a new window
Global Issues in Context offers international viewpoints on a broad spectrum of global issues, topics, and current events.
OneSearch This link opens in a new window
Search multiple databases, including CUNY's book catalog, at one time, with one search.
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