Gale's Global Issues in Context
Gale provides integrated content about global issues. Start here to get a brief snap shot about your country, including some of the major issues confronting it. Then, mine deeper for news analysis, viewpoints, scholarly articles and LOTS of multimedia. ID & PW needed from home.
Country Background, Profiles & Overviews
Here are the links to SOME VERY helpful starting points for this project. Remember, your library is open 24/7! You can access the starred resources from home with an ID&PW, available from the library.
Most of the relevant books for this project are on your cart. Make sure to check out our new encyclopedia of Global Social Issues. Search by country in the index which will direct you to the relevant articles which are organized by issue.
In addition to the official sites listed below, you can learn about your country's governement from many of the background/profile sites listed on the left.
Use these sites to locate information about Global Issues in general, and specifically as they pertain to your particular country.
Your Country in the News
What is going on today in your country? What's trending right now with your government? Which issues are in the news? You can access the starred resources from home with an ID& PW, available from the library.
Need more information?
Remember, any sites that you locate through Google need to be evaluated and vetted BY YOU. Use the green evaluation checklist. WARNING:PLEASE be careful of the page Global Issues.org. The page is written by an amateur with a passion about global issues, coverage varies on issue and country. What sources did the author use in putting together the page about your topic?
Today we will
Thursday, May 12, 2016 to Friday, May 13, 2016: For tomorrow, we willComplete today's task
Carefully read and take notes from today's found sources
Thursday, May 12, 2016 to Thursday, May 12, 2016: Goals for todayContinue to search for articles
Use the Libguide
Use Global Issues
Find, download/print/copy and cite two sources
Tech Portfolio Research
Other helpful hints
- Keep a working folder for your articles, images, and Works Cited. You could also use the Tech. portfolio.
- Back the folder up into your home directory before you logout.
- Download the Works Cited template from the MLA Box on this Libguide.
- Use this template for pasting citations from the databases which provide you with MLA citations.
- Use the works sheets from the library or from the MLA Box for help with citations from the print sources, and from other electronic sources that you use.