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Social Sciences, History & Biographies
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The world's most extensive full-text history reference database, featuring for more than 1,620 reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books from leading history publishers. View available apps
Opposing Viewpoints In Context is the premier online resource covering today’s hottest social issues, from capital punishment to immigration, to marijuana. This research tool supports science, social studies, current events, and language arts classes. The informed, differing views present each side of an issue and help students develop information literacy, critical thinking skills, and the confidence to draw their own valid conclusions. View available apps
Points of View Reference Center features more than 380 topics, each with an overview, point and counterpoint. The resource also includes more than 1,300 main essays, leading political magazines from both sides of the aisle, newspapers, radio and TV news transcripts, primary source documents and reference books. View available apps
Providing credible, accurate, reliable content on almost every core-curricula subject, Scholastic GO! offers endless resources for research in a multitude of media. Here are a few popular resources:
Researches can use this resources to explore current events, social, political and economic issues, scientific discoveries and other frequently discussed topics.