CURRENT EVENTS DATABASES
The databases on this page focus on current events and controversial issues, and are the recommended starting points for information on your topic.
Opposing Viewpoints in Context
This resource covers many modern social issues, from Offshore Drilling to Climate Change, Health Care to Immigration.
These web sites might be helpful as you focus on a local topic. If you come across another great site for local news, paste it in the comments below and we can add it for everyone to use.
SEARCHING LOCAL NEWSPAPERS
Newspaper Source Plus carries full-text articles from the Wisconsin State Journal, UWM Post, The Daily Reporter, and a variety of other local papers from around the state. Follow these steps to specifically search these newspapers for local articles.
Check the publications you would like to search and click Add, then Search. Once you have results, you can add terms to the search box to narrow those results.
CQ Researcher is noted for its in-depth, unbiased coverage of health, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology, and the economy.
Full reports are about 30 pages long, so be mindful of what you choose to print.