Research Databases: Current Issues

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A to Z List of eJournals

Most Useful:

  • Academic Search Complete 
    (EBSCO) Full text of articles from journals, magazines and newspapers, plus image collections.
  • CQ Researcher (LSCS Libraries)
    (CQ Press) Full-text, balanced, comprehensive journalistic reports and analysis of current and controversial issues of the day.
  • Issues and Controversies (LSCS Libraries)
    (Facts on File) Full-text articles from different points of view on important issues in today's news, plus statistics and images.
  • MasterFILE Premier
    (EBSCO) Help
    Full-text articles from magazines & journals, and other sources including pamphlets, books, biographies, reports, etc.
  • National Newspapers Core (LSCS Libraries) - Note: Formerly ProQuest Newspapers
    (ProQuest) Full text of Christian Science Monitor, NY Times, LA Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post. 
  • Newspaper Source
    (EBSCO) Help
    Selected full-text from 30 US national and international newspapers and 200 regional papers, plus TV & radio news transcript
  • Opposing Viewpoints (LSCS Libraries)
  • Opposing Viewpoints (LSC-CyFair, LSC-Tomball, & HCPL)
    (Gale Cengage Learning) Full text on controversial social issues from books, statistical reports, and news publications.
  • Statistical Abstract of the U.S. (Online Edition) (LSCS Libraries)
    (ProQuest) Help
    Comprehensive summary of statistics about the United States population, industries and more. Browse broad subject categories or search to locate statistics or use as a guide to more information in print and on the internet. Sources include the United States government, as well as commercial publishers.
  • TOPICsearch 
    (EBSCO) Help
    Current events database: over 100,000 articles from diverse sources & points of view, on important social/political/economic issues.

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TexShare DatabasesTexShare databases are funded in part by the Texas State Library and Archives Commission.