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Databases for Background Information and Statistics
Opposing Viewpoints in Context
A MeL Database. Statistics, multimedia, reference works, and scholarly, popular and newspaper articles on current social issues.
CQ Researcher This link opens in a new window
A Wayne State database. In-depth coverage of the most important issues of the day, presented in report form that includes an overview, historical background, chronology, pro/con feature, plus resources for additional research. Available only on Wayne State campus
Gale Virtual Reference Library This link opens in a new window
Gale Virtual Reference Library is a database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research.
Databases for Finding Scholarly Articles
A MeL Database. Make sure you check the Peer-Reviewed box on the search screen to limit to scholarly sources.
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