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Choosing a Topic -- Looking for Ideas
Specialized databases and websites explain issues within broader contexts and from differing viewpoints. This helps with understanding the "big picture" and can often help with forming ideas for narrowing topics.
World News Digest Topics
News summaries and background articles compiled by World News Digest staff from reliable news and information sources. Includes current news stories from Reuters.
In-depth reports on popular national and global policy issues from 1991-present. Written by experienced journalists, footnoted, and professionally fact-checked.
Health and Wellness (Gale)
Physical and mental health topics.
Magazine and Scholarly Articles
These interdisciplinary databases provide access to articles from general and professional magazines, scholarly journals and some newspapers.