What does privacy mean to you? Is it something you value? Or, in the digital world, is privacy a thing of the past? Maybe it’s something you never really considered before.
Privacy is something that everyone should think about, especially now when more people are conducting business and sharing personal details online. You can learn more about this issue by consulting the Privacy page on Gale’s Opposing Viewpoints in Context, one of UAPL’s subscription databases.
Opposing Viewpoints brings balance and perspective to controversial issues by presenting information and pointed arguments from subject experts and top journalistic sources. Explore the concept of privacy by reading encyclopedia, magazine, and journal articles, listening to podcasts, watching videos, plus much more.
You can also check out our Online Privacy Subject Guide for even more valuable information about privacy.
Contains entries on different ethnic and minority groups in the United States, including information on culture, historical background, settlement, and settlement patterns.
The Statistical Abstract of the United States is the best-known statistical reference publication in the country and you will find it behind nearly every reference desk in U.S. libraries.
It is the authoritative go-to source for statistics on the social political and economic conditions in the United States. Librarians value the Statistical Abstract as both an answer book (“How much corn is grown in Iowa?”) and a guide to statistical sources (“What organization has the most authoritative data on foreclosures?”).
Access a demographic report on a location, or locations, for information on demographics, retail spending, consumer expenditures, and more. The perfect tool for finding untapped markets and household buying patterns, direct mail targeting, and much more.
Marijuana Legalization. Immigration. Gun Control. Fracking. Gay Marriage. Campaign Finance. Health Care Reform. With current events, political candidate debates, and ballot issues, controversial topics like these are coming up all the time. If only there were a one-stop resource to help you learn about the issues and understand why each side feels the way they do, free of emotional, inflammatory, or false information.
Gale Opposing Viewpoints in Context fits the bill! While perfect for students researching position papers, Opposing Viewpoints has proven to be invaluable in helping anyone learn about current social issues while avoiding the pitfalls inherent in internet searching.
Highly recommended by UAPL’s librarians, Opposing Viewpoints presents comprehensive topic pages with overviews, pro/con essays, court cases, magazine and newspaper articles, podcasts and more. Browse through all of the explored issues, or search for something you came across in the news recently.
Make sure your argument is informed the next time that controversial issue comes up in conversation! Try Gale Opposing Viewpoints in Context today!
Searches our entire collection of eReference titles to find concise, clear articles and information on a variety of topics, including history, medicine, science, and social sciences.
Music, movies, television, books, sports and food are all a part of popular culture. Pop culture is a highly significant form of living history—a constantly evolving, collective experience shaped by the seemingly trivial aspects of daily life.
Pop Culture Universe is an authoritative digital library of information on American and World Popular Culture, past and present. Since it is the product of hundreds of award winning titles, it provides a reliable safe haven for students of all ages to investigate topics on a wide variety of areas.
It combines traditional scholarship with the latest web technology and the fun inherent in the subject. Users can browse by decade or subject to check out fads, music, movies, styles, famous people, and more from the 1920’s to the present. Pop Culture Universe is not just for students; it is a fun and engaging resource for everyone.
Check it out, along with UAPL's many other premium resources.
Contains information on psychology, including emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry and psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods.
There is a lot of controversy being stirred up over these and many other issues, especially with the upcoming election around the corner. Information gleaned from social media and comment sections on websites can be fraught with exaggerations and inaccuracies, whether well meaning or not.
It’s important to be able to get facts and opinions on these issues, including why people feel the way they do, without being bombarded by emotional, inflammatory, and just plain false information. The UA Library subscribes to an excellent resource so you can do just that.
Gale Opposing Viewpoints in Context presents comprehensive topic pages, with overviews, pro and con essays, court cases, magazine and newspaper articles, podcasts and more. You can browse through all of their explored issues, or search for a specific social issue you want to better understand.
Gale Opposing Viewpoints in Context and UA Library's other online resources related to Culture and Society are wonderful and appropriate sources for school position papers, or just for learning more about the world around us.