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Research Databases: Current Issues
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- 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
Full-text articles from magazines & journals, and other sources including pamphlets, books, biographies, reports, etc.
- Opposing Viewpoints (LSCS Libraries)
- Opposing Viewpoints (LSC-CyFair, LSC-Tomball, & HCPL)
(Thomson Gale) Full text on controversial social issues from books, statistical reports, and news publications.
- Country Information Sites – free web
- CountryWatch (LSC-North Harris only)
(CountryWatch, Inc.) Provides news, geographical, political, economic, and cultural information and maps on each of the 194 countries of the world.
- EBSCO eBook Collection - formerly NetLibrary
(EBSCO) Search complete electronic books. Set up a free account and download to your PC, Mac, Nook, Sony, Android, iPhone, or iPad.
- Houston Chronicle
(Thomson Gale) Citations only: January 1, 1996 - April 25, 2012
- Houston Chronicle - free web
(Hearst Communications Inc.) Access the electronic copy of today's Houston Chronicle
- Houston Chronicle Archives - free web
(Hearst Communications Inc.) Back issue access: 1985 - 2011
- InfoTrac Newsstand
(Thomson Gale) Full-text articles of over 1000 newspapers from North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia.
- MAS Ultra - Student Edition
(EBSCO) Help Full-text articles from magazines & newspapers, pamphlets, reference books, biographies, and images. (Pre-college)
- NBC Learn Higher Ed (LSCS Libraries)
(NBC) Access over 10,000 video clips from current events to newsreels dating back to the 1920s from celebrated NBC news programs.
- ProQuest Newspapers (LSCS Libraries)
(ProQuest) Full text of Christian Science Monitor, NY Times, LA Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post.
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