(Credo Reference) - Students looking up current events and controversial topics benefit from the Real-time Reference featured search category, which provides frequently-updated, credible background information on issues unfolding in the headlines. With more than 700 searchable, full-text titles from 100+ publishers, Credo covers every major subject.
Florida SHARES contains a quickly growing collection of new ebooks and audiobooks (many are best sellers) that are selected and shared across multiple participating higher education institutions across Florida. Fast, super easy to use platform and awesome content!
(Infobase Publishing) - Offers a wealth of current topics research information, including pro/con discussions of hot issues, newspaper editorials, numerical snapshots of key topics, photos and graphics, and selected historical source documents.
(ProQuest) - ProQuest's new cloud-based information literacy solution, ProQuest® Research Companion, is a one-stop resource that guides high school, community college, and university students through research projects, helping them overcome typical barriers. Easy, intuitive, and informative, ProQuest Research Companion enables students to move through projects such as research papers efficiently, generating better research outcomes and reducing frustration.
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New / Trial Databases
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This primary source collection offers an expansive window into centuries of African American history and illustrates the significant impacts African Americans have had on culture, the arts, science, politics, religion and more. Delivering information unavailable elsewhere, Black Life in America features content from more than 19,000 U.S. and global news sources, including over 400 African American publications. Through this unique digital archive, users will gain multiple perspectives on the people, issues and events that shaped and continue to influence America’s conversation about race, equity and diversity.
Ground News uses experiential learning to teach students how to assess news coverage in real-time. Colleges and universities can empower students to evaluate news sources, understand media bias and think critically about current events. With access to more than 50,000 news sources, you can analyze breaking news from across the globe!
Hispanic Life in America is the single most comprehensive digital archive of primary source documents related to Hispanic American life. Replete with material unavailable elsewhere, this collection is sourced from more than 17,000 global news sources, including over 700 Spanish-language or bilingual publications, dating from 1704 to today. Combining deep historical content with current sources, Hispanic Life in America is an invaluable resource for anyone interested in examining the full spectrum of American history and culture.