Research Databases

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List of research database titles, descriptions and links
Access World News landing page
Access World News

Explore diverse perspectives, topics and trends that align with curricular areas such as English, Language Arts, Social Studies, Science, Technology, Arts, History and more to foster critical thinking skills. Features reliable, credible information from a wide variety of international, national and local sources. Also available remotely 24/7 on any device.

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MasterFILE Premier

Access thousands of magazines through EBSCO. Type the magazine name in the Publication search field and click "Full Text" to search for full-color PDF results of the current issue and all back issues. Full-text files go back to January 1990, while indexing and abstract files date to January 1984.

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Newsbank

More than 665 million current and archived articles can be searched, browsed, printed, emailed and even cited from over 10,000 news sources around the world. Available in the library and remotely with your library card on an easy-to-use mobile responsive interface.

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Ohio Newspapers

Includes the Akron Beacon Journal 1984 - present; the Ashland Times-Gazette 2006 - present; several newspapers from the Columbus area; Medina Sun 2007 - present; Plain Dealer (Cleveland) 1991 - present; Repository (Canton) 1999- present; and many more titles.

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Points of View Reference Center

Points of View Reference Center contains many topics, each with an overview, point and counterpoint . Providing a balance of materials from all viewpoints, it also includes over 1,300 main essays, leading political magazines from all sides of the political spectrum, newspapers, radio & TV news transcripts, primary source documents and reference books. It also offers guides for writing position papers, developing arguments and debating. Containing resources that present multiple sides of an issue, this database provides the basis from which students can realize and develop persuasive arguments and essays, better understand controversial issues and develop analytical thinking skills.

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