Current Events & Issues; News (Reference Items)

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Credo Reference E-books

A complete reference collection from over 50 publishers, powered by a network of cross-references that cut across topics, titles and publishers to provide answers - and new connections - in context.
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CQ Researcher (CQ Press)

Provides reporting and analysis on issues in the news, including health, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology, and the economy. Reports are published online 44 times a year.
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1991 - present
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Facts on File: Issues and Controversies

Explores more than 800 hot topics in business, politics, government, education, and popular culture.
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Facts on File: Issues and Controversies Mobile (EBSCOhost)

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  • Information Plus Series
    Varying call numbers according to the subject covered.
    Series of handbooks on current social problems, providing analysis and extensive statistical information on such topics as domestic violence, water conservation, abortion and homelessness. Information Plus is the name of the publisher. Each book has a different title, so in order to find call numbers you must search in NKUIRE with the General Keyword Search using the phrase "information plus."
  • Opposing Viewpoints
    Varying call numbers according to the subject covered.
    Series of books on controversial issues.  Each book has chapters written by expert advocates arguing the pros and cons of each position.  To see the specific subjects in the series, search NKUIRE  with the General Keyword Search using the phrase "opposing viewpoints."
  • Contemporary World Issues Series
    Varying call numbers according to the subject covered.
    Series presenting information on world current events, similar to the three sources above.  By searching NKUIRE with the General Keyword Search (using the phrase "contemporary world issues"), you will retrieve a list of individual books available.



The Current Events and Issues; News Research Guide is maintained by Leslie Hammann. Suggestions and comments are welcome.

Steely Library phone number:  859.572.5457