Thursday, January 10, 2008

Opposing Viewpoints : DISCUS DB Coming Soon

Topics of "hot button" interests that range from abortion, euthanasia, same sex marriage, war and war crimes to some that have been debated for centuries such as capital punishment are in the Opposing Viewpoints database which is coming soon. The resource provides a variety of source materials from Gale, Greenhaven Press and Macmillan Reference. Other content such as magazine articles, some primary sources, viewpoints, statistics, and websites are included. For students, the ability to limit content by basic, intermediate and advanced level audiences is also available. Overall, this is a great source for students writing speeches, comparison papers, and those who want broad overviews on topics with a variety of opinions.