Mary M. Barksdale Library

  Controversial Issues


CQ Researcher - in-depth, non-biased coverage of today's most important issues. Each report is on a single topic and includes a bibliography. Each weekly issue provides up-to-date information on controversial subjects written by CQ's staff of experienced reporters.

Issues and Controversies - Explores more than 800 hot topics in business, politics, government, education, and popular culture.

Opposing Viewpoints Reference Center - provides "access to a wide diversity of opinions...Both shrill and moderate, the selections--experts, policy makers, and concerned citizens--include complete articles and speeches, book excerpts, and cartoons and boxed quotations...all up to date ad fully documented."  

FactCheck - monitors the accuracy of claims by politicians, political ads and chain e-mails. We cut through the spin and tell you what is true and what is ...

Idea Generator - looking for a research topic?  Access the Idea Generator provided by the Old Dominion University Libraries.

User Guides

CaseFinder - learn how to search for legal documents that pertain to the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Controversial Issues - learn how to use the Controversial Issues database.



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