Prepared by Ms. Gregory
Books – Cherokee Media Center Online Catalog
Execute Standard or Enhanced search for desired topic.
Example topic - Piracy
Online Resources (Research Databases and Web Sites)
Tip - Use search results to identify additional terms for searching other databases.
CQ Researcher - Offers current issues in the news. Topics range from social and teen issues to environment, health, education, science and technology.
Browse by Topic or Date, Advanced Search
EBSCOhost – For magazines articles/reviews.
Ensure MasterFILE Premier is checked & check other pertinent databases; choose Full Text (and Peer Reviewed, if desired). Can search by Subject or Advanced Search; Try typing topic on 1st line, then type pros and cons.
SIRS Knowledge Source - Focuses on social issues
Keyword/Natural Language, Quick Search, Advanced Search or Topic Browse
Sort Results by Relevance or Date
DISCovering Collection - Offers a variety of resources.
Search by Subject, Keyword, or Full-text
Facts on File Online - Offers a variety of resources from Science, Multicultural, History, Geography and Careers.
Choose resource (ex. Health) and Browse Categories, choose a listed category or type in search terms in Search field.
Offers students and teachers the opportunity to examine issues affecting their lives and communities. Click on Debatabase (in red) at the top of the page to access.
Posted by the National Center of Policy Analysis (NCPA), a nonprofit, nonpartisan public policy research organization.
Death Penalty Information Center- Comprehensive site that provides financial information, reports, etc.