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Databases to use for your topic
Opposing Viewpoints In Context
There are several hundred interesting topics covered in this database. All of them are controversial so there are "viewpoint" articles as well as lots of other sources to read.
This database is great for topic overviews from specialized encyclopedias. It's the best way to dip into a topic.
This database is for newspapers (and legal studies)
Some Articles from the above Databases
Some Good Websites for your Topics
This website is run by educators and it is an excellent website for controversial issues. Obesity is there and a lot of other issues.
Statistics about Diabetes
This is part of the website of the American Diabetes Association
If I had only one place to go for information about my health, nutrition, illness or anything else related to medicine and health, it is this U.S. govt. website! Just Plain The Best!
Inequality.org is the premiere portal for the public at large, journalists, teachers, students, academics, and any others seeking information and analysis on wealth and income inequality. Ultimately, our mission is to help end economic inequality in the United States and abroad. Inequality.org is a project of the Institute for Policy Studies, a think tank based in Washington, DC.
9 Out Of 10 Americans Are Completely Wrong About This Mind-Blowing Fact
This is a short but MUST SEE video on wealth inequality in the U.S. from the website UpWorthy.com
Community Health Status Indicators
This is a brand-new resource from the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention. You can look at any state and county for how your county is doing on health problems. Try it out. It's great!
World Values Survey
This website presents data that you can use to compare the values of different countries in the world.
Your Research Paper Assignment Spring 2015
Here is the assignment with instructions and topics for your research project!
Help with Creating Annotated Bibliographies
Prof. Miriam Laskin, Academic Librarian
Search for Articles using Google Scholar
Type a subject or topic in the Google Scholar Search box and click on "Search"