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CQ Researcher
Producing weekly reports since 1991 covering controversial topics, CQ Researcher covers various sides of issues as wells as pointing you toward additional resources. You can access this database from home using your library card or in any Hennepin County Library building.
 
posted Mar 2, 2014 by Jody W. Category: CurrentEvents/SocialIssues

FactTank
Explore Pew Research Center to discover public opinion on a variety of subjects, including U.S. Politics, Media & News, Social Trends, Religion, Internet & Tech, Hispanics and Global. Each report includes great statistics, charts and graphs.
 
posted Dec 22, 2013 by Jody W. Category: CurrentEvents/SocialIssues

Opposing Viewpoints
Want to see both sides of a controversial issue? Use the database Opposing Viewpoints to locate articles, videos, audio files, images, primary sources, statistics, websites and more. Social issues such as gay marriage, environmental issues such as global warming, political issues such as the war on terror and so much more are covered.
 
posted Aug 11, 2013 by Jody W. Category: CurrentEvents/SocialIssues

Teens Social Media & Privacy
Are you comfortable with the amount of data third-parties are accessing on you? Pew Research Center reports key findings on teens' privacy management.
 
posted Aug 11, 2013 by Mechelle F. Category: CurrentEvents/SocialIssues

Current Events Topics
Coming up with interesting and informative current events topics can be hard. Library Subject Guide: Current Events makes it easy! There's an easy to read layout and choosing from a variety of categories listed.
 
posted Feb 22, 2013 by Mechelle F. Category: CurrentEvents/SocialIssues