Opposing Viewpoints In Context Database Training

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

Opposing Viewpoints In Context Database Training

Thursday, April 4, 2013, 2 p.m.

This exciting database, Opposing Viewpoints in Context, covers the hottest social issues from terrorism to endangered species, stem cell research to gun control. It brings together all the information that's needed to fully understand an issue.

Instructor: C. Harper
Computer Lab, Rm. 311

Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well.  The ability to execute the skills learned in PC Basics, Web I Basics and Email Basics.

Objectives: Come learn to search, browse and download the wealth of information this database has to offer:

  • Pro and con viewpoint articles
  • Reference articles that provide context
  • 140 full-text magazines
  • Academic journals
  • Newspapers
  • Primary source documents
  • Government and organizational statistics
  • Multimedia, including images and podcasts, and links to hand-selected Web sites

Please bring your own flash drive to save documents created in class or send class documents to your established email account.