Opposing Viewpoints in Context is constantly adding and updating coverage of current events and controversial subjects, perfect for students writing argument papers. Here are some new and recently updated topics:
- Affirmative Action
- Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
- Child Behavior
- Dietary Supplements
- LGBTQ Parents
- LGBTQ Rights and Military Service
- Mental Disorders
- Nuclear Energy
- Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
- Teen Dating
- Teenage Sexual Behavior
- Defense Spending
- Food Waste
- Gerrymandering and Redistricting
- Public Broadcasting
- Public Transportation
- US-Puerto Rico Relations
- Food Waste
- Completion of the Cassini mission to Saturn
- Hydroxy acids in skin care products
- Increased carbon emissions from tropical forest degradation
- Neutron star collision detected through gravitational waves and light
- Snow leopard reclassified as vulnerable species
And new videos and animations include:
- Chemistry Life Hacks: Food Edition
- Do Anti-Aging Creams Really Work?
- How Does Cooking Affect Nutrients in Vegetables?
- How Worms Turn Garbage into Compost
- The Statue of Liberty’s True Colors
- Why Olive Oil is Awesome
Finally, there’s a new video biography of Krzysztof Matyjaszewski, winner of the 2017 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Chemistry.
ProQuest Global Newsstream (formerly known as ProQuest Newsstand) is an online gateway to 2,800 newspapers, newswires, and news sites. Global Newsstream includes nearly 1,800 full-text titles, some going back as far as the 1980s. Here are some of the most popular U.S. and Minnesota news sources and their full text coverage:
- The Wall Street Journal (1/2/1984 – present)
- The New York Times (6/1/1980 – present)
- USA Today (2/17/1997 – present)
- Los Angeles Times (12/4/1996 – present)
- The Washington Post (12/4/1996 – present)
- Chicago Tribune (12/4/1996 – present)
- Star Tribune (1/1/1986 – present)
- MinnPost.com (7/1/2008 – present)
- Saint Paul Pioneer Press (4/22/2010 – present)
- St. Cloud Times (1/1/1999 – present)
You can create a free personal account to save articles and create news alerts to receive new articles on the topics that interest you. Let us know if you have any questions!
October 15-21 is National Veterinary Technician Week! According to the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), veterinary technicians are critical to the day-to-day function of veterinary practices and play vital roles in preserving animal health and welfare. Take a look at our new Veterinary Technician Subject Guide and let us know what you think!
Thank you for everything you do and for helping us take care of our animal companions!
October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. According to the National Cancer Institute, one in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer during her lifetime. Learn more about the disease, its prevention, and treatment with books, ebooks, and videos from our collection.
Check out these sites for more information:
- American Cancer Society – Breast Cancer
- CDC – Breast Cancer
- ebrary – Breast Cancer Searchable Information Center
- MedlinePlus – Breast Cancer
- National Breast Cancer Foundation – Breast Cancer Awareness Month
- National Cancer Institute – Breast Cancer