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Individual Databases with Specialized Search Interfaces
CQ Researcher Offers in-depth, unbiased coverage of political and social issues, with regular reports on a wide range of topics.Each report is investigated and written by a seasoned journalist, professionally fact-checked, and footnoted to facilitate further research. Reports date back to 1923.
Global Issues in Context Ties together sources to present a rich analysis of issues: social, political, military, economic, environmental, science related, health related, cultural, and headlines in world hot spots.
Opposing Viewpoints in Context Covers today’s hottest social issues presenting each side of a topic.
Points of View Reference Center Contains resources that present multiple sides of an issue. Provides more than 370 topics, each with an overview (objective background / description), point (argument), and counterpoint (opposing argument). Each topic features a Guide to Critical Analysis which helps the reader evaluate the controversy.
Statista Aggregates statistical data on over 80,000 topics from more than 18,000 sources, including market researchers, trade organizations, scientific journals, and government databases.
NewsBank Offers access to current and archived content from more than 2,000 newspaper titles, as well as newswires, transcripts, business journals, periodicals, government documents, and other publications.
Images for Presentations
Britannica ImageQuest Offers nearly 3 million images rights-cleared for non-commercial, educational use and are perfect for creating exciting and visually engaging projects and presentations.
Documentaries and Visual Resources
Offers nearly 3 million images rights-cleared for non-commercial, educational use and are perfect for creating exciting and visually engaging projects and presentations.
Offers access to over 800 documentary films covering a variety of topics with a focus on environmental and social justice issues.
Films on Demand
Provides access to over 35,000 educational videos covering a wide variety of disciplines.
Offers access to a large, curated collection of educational, entertaining, and enriching films.
Instructional Reference Librarian