the Cherokee High School Virtual Library
Cherokee Library Media Collection
FOR BOOKS: Click on Start, programs, and Cherokee
To do a Subject Search:
Click on ENHANCED (to the right)
On the top line (under Subject): type your topic.
THEN change the next boxes: Or to And
Title to Anywhere
Under And & Anywhere, type: Opposing Viewpoints OR
Controversial Issues OR
Moral Issues OR At Issues
361 TAKING Taking sides : clashing views
on controversial issues in mass media
NORTH (14 vols.) and society
Research Databases (Internet Subscriptions)
Click on Research Databases and select the following databases as needed.
Covers the most current and controversial issues of the day with complete
summaries, and insight into all sides of the issues.
Type topic in Quick Search box.
May also "Browse by Topic" (link to the left).
Access to thousands of full-text articles, documents, and graphics from SIRS
highly acclaimed reference databases. -- Sirs Researcher, SIRS Government
Reporter, and SIRS Renaissance.
Type broad topic in Subject headings box. Click Keyword to type in a phrase.
For additional topics, click on "Database Features" tab.
Click on "Suggested Research Topics" (listed in all three columns).
Simultaneous search through more than 150 full-text newspapers, hundreds of full
text magazines, two international newswires, two thousand classic books, hundreds
of maps, thousands of photographs, as well as major works of literature and art.
*Deselect formats (maps, audio/video, etc.) not needed.
For magazine articles/reviews click on EBSCOhost Web, click MasterFILE Premier,
fill in Find box, under "Limit Your Results" click full text, click search.
Collection & History Resource Center
Provides reference sources on people, places, events and issues from a historical
* See bookmarks in library for home access to these databases
Engines [Internet] Remember: These
must be authoritative sites or they are not usable.
Google Librarian Index to the Internet
Digital Librarian Internet Public Library
- Multnomah County Library Homework
Center Social Issues
http://www.ncpa.org/ - National Center for Policy Analysis - Scroll down and look for issues
- University of Michigan Documents
Center (also includes previous debate topics)
http://edweek.com/context/topics/issues.cfm - Education Week on the Web - Issues
- (Assisted suicide, gun control, pro-athlete
http://www.disastercenter.com/usgov.htm - Government Links
http://www.firstgov.gov/ - The U.S. Government's official web portal
http://www.debate-central.org/ - One stop shopping for debate issues
Mrs. L. Dennis, Cherokee South Media Center