Research issues in the news, policy topics, and debate style topics.
Many article databases will allow you to just search just the editorial/commentary sections. For example:
- In Academic Search Complete use the "Document Type" field to limit to Editorials.
- In the Proquest Newsstand databases, use the "Document Type" field to search for Commentary.
Check database Help screens for more information if you need guidance.
- CQ Researcher
A weekly publication providing original in-depth analysis of the most current major and controversial issues of the day. Coverage: 1991 - present.
- Encyclopedia of Bioethics
Provides ethical arguments on a variety of current topics, ranging from abortion to euthanasia. Also provides a Further Reading selection for each subject.
- CQ Historic Documents
More than 2,500 primary sources covering current events around the world from 1972 to present. An introduction for each document provides historical and intellectual context.
- Proquest Current Bibliographies
Current topic subject guides that provide annotated lists of sources, mostly government documents and data sets.
- CSA Discovery Guides
Short briefs on a variety of subjects.
- United Nations - Global Issues
Offers overviews and insights into the most pressing issues on the UNs' agenda.
- CQ Weekly
Offers full coverage of the U.S. Congress: status of bills, votes and amendments, floor and committee activity, and backroom maneuvering.
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