This is a selective list of material that will help you get started in your current issue research. The following sources will provide background information, research articles and in many cases an additional reading list for your topic. The print material is available at the Social Sciences Reference collection, Level 1, Soc Sci Ref H 1 .A8x. If you have any questions or if you need further assistance, please email Leticia Camacho or come by the Management Economics Government Information Desk located on the first floor of the library
At Issue - Soc Sci Ref H 1 .A 8x - Level 1
Each title focuses on a wide range of viewpoints for a single controversial issue and provides in-depth discussions by leading advocates of each perspective. To browse the list of titles in the Library Catalog, click on Library Catalog and then Alphabetic Search. Type "at issue San Diego Calif" in the Alphabetical Search box.
Contemporary World Issues - Soc Sci Ref H 1 .C65x - Level 1
Each volume discusses a specific topic. Each volume also includes historical background information, biographical sketches of key figures, laws pertaining to the topic, statistics, and references for additional reading.
CQ Researcher The CQ Researcher explores a single "hot" issue in the news in depth each week. Topics range from social and teen issues to environment, health, education, science, and technology. There are 44 reports produced each year including four expanded reports. Search the online version (1991 - present) or browse by topic and/or issue.
ProQuest Research Library (Off Campus Access)
ABI/INFORM Global; PA Research II; ProQuest Newspapers. ABI/INFORM Global searches 1000 premier worldwide business periodicals (many articles available in full text), and provides information on 60,000+ companies. PA Research II searches over 1800 popular and scholarly periodicals and selected newspapers in all disciplines with many articles appearing in full text. ProQuest Newspapers indexes the full text of over 300 U.S. and international news sources, including over 150 major U.S. and international newspapers.
Academic Search Premier (EBSCO) (Off Campus Access)
1984+ Provides indexing and abstracts for nearly 2,880 journals and full text for over 1,250 academic, social sciences, humanities, general science, education, and multi-cultural journals. Over half of the journals are peer reviewed. Full text back files as far back as January 1990. Updated daily.
Business News (LexisNexis Academic)
Contains top news, general news topics, news transcripts, foreign language news sources, company, industry/market data and legal news.
Wall Street Journal (ProQuest Research Library)
Selective full-text articles from Wall Street Journal since 1985.
PA Research II Newspapers (ProQuest Research Library)
Contains selective full text articles from the New York Times, USA TODAY, Wall Street Journal, and Barron's.
IPL Online Newspapers
Links to web sites of domestic and foreign newspapers. The links are arranged alphabetically by continent or region and then alphabetically by country or state. The ability to browse by title or to search for a specific title are also available.
Proquest Newstand (ABI/INFORM (ProQuest))
Located with ABI/Global, Newstand offers an extensive collection of U.S. and international news sources. Includes coverage of 150+ major U.S. and international newspapers such as The New York Times and the Times of London, plus hundreds of other news sources and newswires.
Factiva is a global news and business information service that combines the content sets of Dow Jones Interactive and Reuters Business Briefing. It provides world-class global content, including Dow Jones and Reuters newswires and The Wall Street Journal -in a single service. Factiva offers single content solution with multiple language interfaces and multilingual content covering nearly 9,000 sources. Factiva's research products provide a single point of access to a deep archive of news and business information not available on the free Web, allowing users to conduct in-depth research on companies, industries, regional affairs - or any news. Click on News Pages.
Worldcat (OCLC) Hot Topics
From the library homepage, go to "Other Libraries." Under "Library Consortia," choose "Worldcat (OCLC)." Under Worldcat Hot Topics, which will be in green font, select the drop down box "select a topic to search."