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The following databases are recommended for general subject searches: Academic Search Complete | Associates Program Source | CQ Researcher | Issues and Controversies | LexisNexis Academic | Newsbank Illinois | Opposing Viewpoints
Provides a comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 7,000 full-text periodicals - of which 6,000 peer-reviewed journals - in all disciplines.
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Covers alcohol & drug abuse counseling, biotechnology, computer & data processing, CAD, electrical technology, forensics, graphic arts, health information technology, law enforcement & criminal justice, paralegal studies, and robotics.
Each issue examines a single "hot" topic with comments from experts, lawmakers and citizens on all sides of every issue. Includes charts, graphs and sidebar articles -- plus a pro-con feature, a chronology, lengthy bibliographies and a list of contacts.
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Explores and analyzes hundreds of hot topics in politics, business, government, crime, law, energy, education, health, family, science, foreign policy, race, rights, society, and culture.
LexisNexis Academic provides access to full-text news, business, and legal publications using a variety of flexible search options. Access over 10,000 news, business, and legal sources.
- Business searches: PDF LexisNexis Business Help Guide | HTML LexisNexis Business Help Guide
- Legal searches: PDF LexisNexis Legal Help Guide | HTML LexisNexis Legal Help Guide
- News searches: PDF LexisNexis News Help Guide | HTML LexisNexis News Help Guide
Provides full text of Illinois newspapers covering companies, politics, sports, industries, cultural activities, and people in their communities.
Database of contemporary social issues with content structured to promote critical-thinking skills. It contains more than 400 reference book titles, more than 8,700 pro and con viewpoint articles, and a variety of periodicals, podcasts, reviewed Web links, images, statistical tables, charts, and graphs.
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