Provides analysis on Single-issue topics, in about 12,000 word reports that focus on issues affecting Americans at a specific time. Search by Keywords or use "Browse Reports" tab to select Issue Tacker or Pro/Con for the topic of interest. Great for policy papers or debates. The publisher, Congressional Quarterly, has a reputation for being objective. Loaded with suggestions for further reading at the end.
Comprehensive portal integrating over 80,000 diverse topics of data and facts from over 18,000 sources onto a single platform. Categorized into over 21 market sectors, Statista provides access to relevant and quantitative data on media, business, finance, politics, and a wide variety of other areas of interest or markets. Focus is on current (not historical) statistics. Sources of information include market researchers, trade publications, scientific journals, and government databases. Data sources include market research reports, such as the Ipsos Affluent Survey published annually by Ipsos Media, Simmons National Consumer Studies and Consumer Insights from Scarborough Research, as well as trade publications, scientific journals, and government databases.
Opposing ViewPoints InContext
A good source for finding arguments for and against numerous topics. Arranged by subject. Keyword search available. Look at the Viewpoints section after the keyword search.
Academic One Search
Academic Search Premier provides full text for more than 2,050 publications, including more than 1,500 peer-reviewed journals. In addition to the full text, indexing and abstracts are provided for all 3,476 journals in the collection. This database offers information in nearly every area of academic study.
Expanded Academic ASAP
Multidisciplinary. Majority full text. Search by subject heading or keyword. Provides indexing and abstracting of over 3,000 scholarly and general interest periodicals, with the full text of articles from many of these periodicals available, as well as indexing of the most current six months of The New York Times. The database integrates core titles in every major academic concentration; area- and issue-specific journals; academic journals with application in the professions; and publications with national news coverage and commentary
Provides access to more than 2,300 major U.S. regional, national, and local newspapers, as well as leading titles from around the world. It also includes thousands of images, radio and TV broadcasts and transcripts.
JSTOR has access to a wide variety of journal backfile issues with full text access. A good source for historical information.
Comprehensive collection of information resources, including transcripts of television/radio news programs, full text of campus newspapers around the country, business news, and legal information (law reviews, federal/state cases, etc). Includes current and historical information and data.