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Welcome to the Library Guide for POS1041 - Prof. Fuerstman
I am Maria, your POS1041 librarian in Lakewood Ranch.
If you have questions, send me an email, or ask for me at the
Lakewood Ranch Learning Commons Rm 122
Reference and Instruction Librarian
Good place to begin, to get the scope/history of the issue.
CQ Researcher (Sage)
Gives timeline of issue, pro/con, images, graphs, facts, and opinions.
Opposing Viewpoints (Gale)
As name suggests, provides opposing viewpoints on many issues in the United States. Lots of scholarly and reliable information.
Issues & Controversies (Infobase)
Hundreds of hot topics in politics, government, business, society, education, and popular culture.
America's News (NewsBank)
News articles from around the country
Films on Demand (Infobase)
Video clips, helpful for presentation.
Statistics, great for supporting your point of view.
Criminal Justice Database (ProQuest)
Covers a wide variety of criminal justice topics, including corrections administration, law enforcement, social work, industrial security, drug rehabilitation, and criminal and family law.
Includes more than 645 journals spanning the Humanities, Social Sciences, and Science, Technology, and Medicine. Also includes some current Nursing journals.
Academic Search Complete (EBSCO)
MOST RECOMMENDED. Cross disciplinary coverage from Astronomy to Zoology. Scholarly journal articles, industry magazines and top newspapers. Text with screen reader and translator.
Academic OneFile (Gale)
Peer-reviewed, full-text articles from leading journals and reference sources. Larger than Expanded Academic One File.
Pop Culture Universe (ABC-CLIO)
Essays and research from major reference titles. Provides scholarship on popular topics through out the decades. Uses the face and actions of culture to explain political, social and person issues.