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CQ Researcher (Cumulation) by
Call Number: REF ALCOVE H35 .C672
The print CQ Researcher in the Odum Library Alcove includes both recent single issues of the periodical and bound volumes from previous years. Each issue covers a current issue by providing an overview, history, opposing viewpoints, further research suggestions, and more.
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CQ Researcher provides in-depth, unbiased coverage of health, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology, and the economy dating back to 1991.
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TOPICsearch is a current events database covering social, political, and economic issues as well as scientific discoveries and other popular topics. The search options allow users to select particular current events and popular topics from drop-down menus.
Part of the Database Offerings in GALILEO, Georgia’s Virtual Library.