Issues & Controversies helps students and researchers understand today’s crucial issues by exploring hundreds of hot topics in politics, government, business, society, education, and popular culture. Presented in a balanced, pro/con format, each article presents the key facts, arguments, history, and current context—an ideal resource for research papers, debate preparation, and persuasive writing assignments.
Contains articles from over a thousand scholarly journals covering a wide range of subjects in the arts, humanities, sciences, and social sciences. Full text articles are available from each journal starting from its first issue (sometimes going back over 100 years) until five years ago. JSTOR does not contain recently published articles. LPC's subscription includes 16 of JSTOR’s multi-disciplinary collections: Arts & Sciences I - XV and Life Sciences.
Alternate Name(s):Newspapers, New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune
US Major Dailies provides access to the five most respected US national and regional newspapers, including The New York Times and Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, and Chicago Tribune. The content is available by 8am each day and provides archives stretching as far back as 1980.
New / Trial Databases
The following databases are newly acquired or being evaluated for a future subscription.
PubMed is a free online database of biomedical literature maintained by the National Library of Medicine (NLM) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). It includes over 30 million citations from MEDLINE, life science journals, full-text articles, and other related resources, such as clinical guidelines and systematic reviews. Most notable is its refinement tools allowing users to refine by type, study, or review. Look for the link to take advantage of LPC Library's resource access for any items that are not freely available.