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Note: Although we have tried to provide sites that are current, the Internet is a constantly evolving resource. Therefore, there are no guarantees for the types of materials accessible via these sites.
Can't find your topic? Use these databases for one-stop-shopping to find everything you need for reports on frequently assigned topics as well as hot stories in the news.
CQ Researcher – CQ has already done the research and created balanced reports showing both sides of controversial issues from animal rights and factory farms to Iraq and foreign policy. CQ includes bibliographies for further research, and a citation generator for your bibliography or end notes.
Newsbank Special Reports – Features topics in the news from the environment to the arts. Just click on a subject to see recent articles from the news. Newsbank has already done the searching for you.
Premium Search Databases Choose the database or choose the topic that you want, enter your St. Charles Library card number (the barcode number on the back of card) and PIN number. Do not use any spaces or dashes. From within the Library, the databases are available at the ELR computers. Questions? See Database FAQs