Do some background reading to get your mind around your topic. Encyclopedia articles can help you understand your topic at a high level. These resources can give you ideas about related topics or ways to narrow your topic down.
Informed viewpoints support learners in developing critical-thinking skills and drawing their own conclusions. Covers current social issues through viewpoints, reference articles, infographics, news, images, video, and audio.
International viewpoints on a broad spectrum of global issues, topics, and current events. Featured are issue and country portals that include sources for analysis of social, political, military, economic, environmental, health, and cultural issues.
Search a wide range of full-text journals, magazines, books, reports, conference proceedings and Associated Press videos. Includes peer-reviewed content for STEM research, the social sciences, and humanities.
Access documentaries, training films, and educational films on various subjects. Includes classic films, PBS, Great Courses, California Newsreel, the Criterion Collection, indie films, and world cinema from award-winning filmmakers.