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Library Databases Selected for Research

Online Resources

  • All Sides Provides new stories, exposes bias in the media and provides multiple ways in which to view new
  • Gallop Poll, Social Issues - Provides data-driven news based on U.S. & world polls, daily tracking and public opinion.
  • Global Issues - Topics of worldwide interest with links to related issues.
  • Hot Topics - a list of current topics included legal and social aspects, created by St. Ambrose University Library, Librarian, Stella Hergiz
  • Idebate (International Debate Education Association) - international debate education association that provides a a variety of topics.
  • New York Times, Room For Debate - NY Times Opinion Page which features contributors discussions of news events and other timely issues.
  • Pew Research Center - a nonpartisan fact tank that informs the public about the issues, attitudes and trends shaping America and the world.
  • - "Provides well-sourced pro, con, and related research on more than 50 controversial issues"
  • United Nations Human Rights - List of Human Rights Issues

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