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Build on your initial background or overview information with these databases containing statistical information, credible viewpoints and issue analysis.
Full-text, balanced, comprehensive journalistic reports and analysis of current and controversial issues of the day.
Gale in Context: Opposing Viewpoints
Provides topic overviews as well as collects a variety of sources, including statistics, reference materials, journal articles, news articles, images, and audio broadcasts.
Issues & Controversies
Full-text articles from different points of view on important issues in today's news, plus statistics, images, related court cases, and more.
Dig deeper into your subject using databases that contain scholarly content. Scholars writing on original research or reviewing the literature on a subject may be called peer-reviewed and is published in journals.
Academic Search Complete
Multi-disciplinary database; full text of articles from over 5,300 journals, magazines and newspapers, plus image collections.
Complete historical full text of all issues of peer-reviewed journals in a wide range of humanities and social science fields.
What's a Database?
Psst -- what's a database?
In its most basic sense, a database is just a selection of information designed for you to search and retrieve stuff from it. Amazon is a database you're probably familiar with: it's limited (only contains things you can buy through them) and retrievable (you can search and filter your results to find what you're looking for).
The library databases contain reputable, reliable sources of information to support researchers like you! This means everything from digital encyclopedias (like Credo), ebooks, scholarly journal articles, magazine and newspaper articles, streaming videos, statistics, and more.
Flipster: Digital Magazines
LSC UP Library does have a limited collection of news and special interest digital magazines. Find a visual catalog here. As with other electronic resources, if you are using a laptop or are off-campus, you will need to sign in to your library account to view.