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Exploring a Topic
Use these databases to gather broad information and background on your topic.
Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center
Access to viewpoint articles, topic overviews, statistics, primary documents and websites on social issues.
Provides full text of many U.S. and international news sources. Includes the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Times of London, plus other newspapers and news wires.
Find books, magazines, news and other sources.
Statista is a statistics portal to the world of data and facts from thousands of sources onto a single platform. Categorized into subject sectors, Statista provides patrons with direct access to relevant quantitative facts on finance, media & marketing, politics, telecommunications, sports & recreation and many more areas of interest. Sources of information include market researchers, trade publications, scientific journals, and government databases. Statistical data can be downloaded directly into PowerPoint, Excel, and JPG formats.
Find scholarly (peer-reviewed) articles in these databases.
Exploring Local Topics
Use these Alabama newspapers to explore local topics.