Viewpoints from all perspectives on the most controversial issues using a variety of sources including journals, primary sources, reference sources, biographies, images, videos, audio recordings, news, magazines, statistics, and websites. Also browseable by topic in categories such as business and economics, health and medicine, society and culture, energy and environmentalism, law and politics, science and technology, and war and diplomacy.
Full text reports dating back ten years on health, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology, and the economy. Seasoned journalists research and write each 12,000 word report, which includes three pro-con debates, a background and chronology on the topic, an assessment of the current situation, tables and maps, a pro/con debate by representatives of opposing positions, and bibliographies of key sources.
Essential news facts distilled from articles in over 100 major newspapers, news magazines, other periodicals, and government and online sources from the U.S. and around the world. Editors verify all facts for accuracy and edit summaries for maximum clarity. Browseable by topic, landmark event, country, person, or resource type such as editorial cartoons or statistics.
Students in any major at Ferris will discover specific databases that supply journal articles and other resources specifically for that discipline. Search for your area of interest at the Browse by Academic Major or Topic link under the Databases tab on the FLITE home page.
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