This is a great starting place for any topic. It covers all subject areas, includes articles from both popular magazines and scholarly journals, and has loads of full text. Depending on the topic, many ENG102 students will get all they need from Academic Search Premier.
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This database is especially useful if you are still deciding which topic to research. You can either browse the most popular topics from the first screen, or you can search by keyword. The most helpful feature of Opposing Viewpoints is it provides essays supporting differing points of view for each topic. All of the essays are available full text.
It also provides other useful fulltext information about each issue such as relevant articles from encylopedias, magazines and scholarly journals. Use the tabs at the top of your search results to find these.
A service from Congressional Quarterly Inc.which provides access to suite of CQ Press publications, including CQ Weekly, CQ Researcher, and the CQ Political Reference Suite.
CQ Researcher provides award winning in-depth coverage of the most important issues of the day. Reports are written by experienced journalists, footnoted and professionally fact-checked.
LexisNexis includes newspapers from around the world, including the New York Times (but not the Arizona Republic).
Search the Arizona Republic from 1999-present.
Full text database of selected independent newspapers, magazines, and journals of the alternative press. Provides an alternative to mainstream media perspectives on local, national, and international issues.
Comprehensive source for theory and research in international affairs.
Index to political, economic, & social issues in current debate. Covers public & social policy literature.