Culture and Society

Gale Opposing Viewpoints in Context

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Capital Punishment. Fracking. Gun Control. Gay Marriage. Climate Change. These are just a few examples of the social issues in the news all the time. Wouldn’t it be helpful to have a way to learn about these topics and explore all different perspectives in one reliable place?

Gale Opposing Viewpoints in Context is perfect not only for students working on current event projects, but anyone who wants to educate themselves on all sides of an issue. It’s one of the best all-around resources available through UAPL, and a favorite among librarians.

Each major topic includes an overview, 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.

Try Gale Opposing Viewpoints in Context! And don’t forget about our other databases and eBooks covering Society and Culture.

Gale Opposing Viewpoints in Context

Provides multiple perspectives on current, controversial social issues, including overviews, essays, primary source documents, and more.

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Encyclopedia of the Mind

Offers multiple perspectives on a variety of topics related to the mind, including attention, emotion, learning, memory, perception, and more.

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Archaeology in America: An Encyclopedia

Covers archaeological discoveries across North America by region, including several articles on archaeology in Ohio, from the Moundbuilders to the Flint Ridge State Memorial.

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UAHS Student Portal

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Students, do you feel overwhelmed trying to find appropriate sources for your projects and homework? Then the UAHS Student Portal is for you!

The UAPL Reference Librarians have narrowed down our extensive list of resources and organized them by categories that are relevant to high school students.

Easily discover databases and eBooks with information from encyclopedias, magazines, newspapers, professional journals and other sources appropriate for school work. Many of these resources even tell you how to cite what you found! Best of all, they are all available any time of day.

You will need your UA library card number and PIN to access the valuable resources found through the UAHS Student Portal. And don’t forget, you can always contact a Reference Librarian by phone, textemail, or in person for assistance in using our databases and eBooks.

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Explores current events, including social, political, and economic issues, as well as scientific discoveries, controversial issues, and more.

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http://ref.ualibrary.org/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,cookie,uid&profile=ehost&defaultdb=tth

Disasters and Tragic Events

Explores American tragedies, both natural and man-made, from the Salem Witch Trials to the present. Includes primary source documents

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