CQ Researcher Online is a wonderful resource for providing background and multiple perspectives on current controversial topics, particularly for lower level undergraduate courses. Recent reports have covered the immigration debate, student aid and the cost of higher education, consumer safety, racial diversity in public schools, domestic poverty, wounded veterans, and more.
Each report provides an overview, background, chronology, current situation, statements from opposing positions, and bibliography. This product contains engaging, insightful, unbiased analyses of the most pressing issues in the news. Features include Citenow! which generates citations in multiple formats, and helpful tools are provided such as “Next Step” and bibliographies that guide students to sources for further research. CQ Researcher Online has been recognized for editorial excellence, and is produced by Congressional Quarterly Press.
CQ Researcher Online is available through the Blume Library home page, where it's located under Databases Listed Alphabetically.