Check out these library resources as we struggle to learn about and find solutions for the difficulties Americans are currently facing.
Kanopy Streaming: Search by subject and find videos on Politics, the Media, Race, Class, Gender, LGBT issues, and more.
CQ Magazine: The CQ news team includes more than 100 reporters, editors, and researchers that cover virtually every act of Congress, delivering nonpartisan news and analysis. Get in-depth reports on issues looming on the congressional horizon, plus a complete wrap up the previous week’s news, including the status of bills in play, behind-the-scenes maneuvering, committee and floor activity, debates and all roll-call votes.
CQ Researcher: Find original information on health care, criminal justice, political and social trends, international affairs, education, the environment, technology and the economy. Each report includes an overview; background and chronology on the topic; an assessment of the current situation; tables and maps; pro/con statements from representatives of opposing positions; and bibliographies of key sources.
Issues & Controversies: Explore timely, in-depth, and objective articles on topics such as politics, government, business, education, and popular culture. Updated weekly, this resource includes links to news coverage, pros and cons statements, timelines, statistics, and more.
Opposing Viewpoints in Context: A one-stop source for information on a variety of social issues. Access viewpoint articles, topic overviews, statistics, primary documents, links to websites, as well as full-text magazine and newspaper articles.
Facts on File World News Digest: Find daily news stories of current events from around the world. This resource covers all major political, social, and economic events since November 1940. Search by story in the title index; browse by decade, country or issue. Also includes an Encyclopedia, Almanac and curriculum tools. Watch for Historic Documents link in special features to find older materials.
Access World News: Contains the full-text of thousands of national and international newspapers and other news sources, as well as Special Reports such as this one on the 2016 presidential election. Conduct a global search of all newspapers, or choose newspapers within a region, or even within an individual country. When searching for newspapers in North America, drill down to sources within a state, and in some cases down to smaller town newspapers. Includes foreign language newspapers, campus news, tv news transcripts, and business news.