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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.

 

Books

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. 

Cover Art
Global Social Issues - James Ciment (Editor); Christopher G. Bates (Editor)
ISBN: 0765682923
Publication Date: 2012-10-05

Government Websites

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. 

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 will
    Complete today's task


    Carefully read and take notes from today's found sources
  • Thursday, May 12, 2016 to Thursday, May 12, 2016: Goals for today
    Continue to search for articles


    Use the Libguide

    Use Global Issues

    Use Print(books)


    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.
  1. Use this template for pasting citations from the databases which provide you with MLA citations.
  2.  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.
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