Resources for SPC 1608 classes
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- Academic Search Complete (EBSCO)
Full-text and peer reviewed articles in a variety of disciplines, including physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, & the arts.
- America's Newspapers (NewsBank)
The complete electronic editions of more than 600 U.S. newspapers.
- Biography in Context (Gale)
Thousands of full text biographies, both historical and contemporary.
- CQ Researcher
Research overviews of public affairs topics covering social, economic, environmental and technological issues.
- Credo Reference
Access to a collection of aggregated and integrated reference books from high-quality publishers.
- GREENR (Gale)
Authoritative content on the development of emerging green technologies. Discussion of environmental issues and sustainability.
- Issues & Controversies (Facts on File)
Current topics research information, including pro/con discussions, newspaper editorials, graphics, and selected historical source documents.
- Opposing Viewpoints (Gale)
Viewpoint articles, topic overviews, government and organizational statistics, newspaper and magazine articles and more concerning social issues.
- Science Online (Facts on File)
Presents a broad range of scientific disciplines through extensive definitions, essays, diagrams, biographies, and experiments.
- Fed Stats
Find statistics from over 100 US government agencies.
A-Z list of Gallup polls by topic
- Pew Research Center
Nonpartisan, independent social science and public opinion polling.
- Rand Corporation
Nonprofit institution conducting research and analysis in the areas of health, education, national security, international affairs, law and business, the environment, and more.
- Room for Debate
NYT opinion page - outside contributors discuss news events and other issues. Readers can post comments.
- Vital Speeches of the Day
An unbiased look at the most important speeches from today's top speech givers.