COMM 1110
Suggested Library Resources
Erin Nagel
Fall 2015
Issues & Controversies
• Pro and Con
statements for each
issue
• Timelines, primary
source documents, and
statistical tabl...
CQ Researcher Plus Archive
• Reports on current
issues.
• In-depth coverage of
health, social trends,
criminal justice,
in...
World News Digest
• Archival record of domestic
and international news,
covering all major political,
social and economic ...
LexisNexis Academic (hot topics)
• Selected topics
in current
news
• Search in
major national
and global
news sources
• Br...
ProCon.org
• (Not a library
resource)
• Pro-con related
research on
controversial issues
• Independent
• Video gallery
• K...
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Suggested Resources for COMM 1110 assignment
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  • 1. COMM 1110 Suggested Library Resources Erin Nagel Fall 2015
  • 2. Issues & Controversies • Pro and Con statements for each issue • Timelines, primary source documents, and statistical tables • Editorial cartoons, newspaper editorials, and discussion questions • Bill of Rights in Debate • Links to news coverage, encyclopedia entries, and other background articles • Debate videos • Editorial cartoons
  • 3. CQ Researcher Plus Archive • Reports on current issues. • In-depth coverage of health, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology, and the economy. • Overview and background information • Pro/con section on a particular aspect of the topic • Bibliography. • Two types of reports: Full and short • Video tutorial: https://www.youtube.co m/watch?v=-
  • 4. World News Digest • Archival record of domestic and international news, covering all major political, social and economic events since November 1940 • Ahead in Time and Back in Time links for complete chronology • Timelines of top stories • Primary source documents, profiles of newsmakers, countries, and issues • Searchable news feed, updated hourly • Newspaper editorials and editorial cartoons • Search by topic, time, person, or country • Video tutorial
  • 5. LexisNexis Academic (hot topics) • Selected topics in current news • Search in major national and global news sources • Browse front page headlines for current date
  • 6. ProCon.org • (Not a library resource) • Pro-con related research on controversial issues • Independent • Video gallery • Key facts and figures • Summaries of presidential candidates’ positions