CQ Researcher - The perfect place to begin research on current topics. It covers the most current and controversial issues of the day with complete summaries, insight into all sides of the issues, bibliographies and more. Browse through articles in the current issue or search for past articles using words, dates or other criteria.
Issues and Controversies on File - This resource contains full-text articles on current controversial topics in the news. It is intended to give readers a quick grasp of the arguments for each side of the issue. It also contains chronologies, illustrations, maps, tables, sidebars, bibliographies and contact information.
Points of View - This resource provides students with a series of essays that present multiple sides of a current issue. Essays provide questions and materials for further thought and study and are accompanied by thousands of supporting articles.
MEDLINEplus - An introductory site for health-related issues. Includes jargon-free information on diseases and conditions, drugs and supplements, and local health resources. Also includes a medical encyclopedia and dictionary.
AccessScience - The online version of the McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science and Technology contains background information on science and technology. For research topic ideas, search from the front page or browse through the news archive under the "News" tab.
Today's Science on File - Glossary, biographies, and news articles on recent developments in scientific fields. Draws on periodicals covering health, the environment, technology, life science, society, and more.