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Databases Containing Articles and Video to Get Background Information on Any Topic
VAST: Academic Video Online "Alexander Street’s flagship video subscription, delivering key video that touches on the undergraduate curriculum needs of virtually every department. VAST is growing to more than 20,000 full video titles (not just clips) in 2013 and currently offers well over 9,000 hours of content."
Academic Search Complete How-to use Academic Search Complete video here.
(EBSCOhost) This multidisciplinary database provides full text for more than 8,500 publications, including more than 7,300 scholarly journals. This database also offers indexing and abstracts for more than 12,500 journals and a total of more than 13,200 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc. Some content goes back as far as 1887. Highly recommended for all academic subjects.
CQ Press Reports on issues in the news. Coverage includes health, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology, and the economy. Reports are published weekly (1991-present)
Gale Ebooks Full text of a variety of reference books covering health, history, business, education, social sciences, etc.
LexisNexis Academic How-to use LexisNexis Academic video here.
Full-text access to newspapers from around the world. Also contains legal and business information.
Opposing Viewpoints In Context 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)
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