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New Database Trials… Check them out!

The following databases are available on a trial basis. Please let us know whether or not these will be useful additions to our collection. Your input is valued and appreciated!


Global Issues in Context
Includes newspapers, magazines and academic journals: 400 English language titles from the world’s capitols and other key source. Focuses on broad issues such as human rights, poverty, global warming and nuclear proliferation;it also permits a close appraisal of more specific issues likeproduct     safety in China, disaster relief in Indonesia or genocide in Darfur.    Covering 1900 to present

GREENR – Global Reference on the Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources
Provides an academic approach to environmental topics combining news, commentary, audio, video, primary source documents, images, conference reports, statistics and more.    Covers 1900 to present

New Database – CQ Global Researcher

Want to know what’s going on in the world? Need ideas for global issues to write about for your International Reporting class? The Congressional Quarterly’s (CQ) Global Researcher database is the place to start.

The CQ Global Researcher provides a definitive, in-depth coverage of global affairs from a number of international viewpoints. CQ Global Researcher offers focused, readable, single-topic reports on vital world issues. Written by seasoned journalists with years of international experience, these reports make use of such popular sections as “current situation,” “pro-con,” and a new feature called “voices from abroad.” Backfiles on global issues dating back to 1923 can be found on CQ Researcher.

Check it out at : CQ Global Researcher