The library databases in this list are helpful for finding topic overviews: general introductions with background information about a topic.
Topic overviews can help give you perspective on the history of the issue and generate keywords and subtopics.
Streaming video databases often contain video clips and full documentaries with in-depth investigations or alternate perspectives on current events topics.
The websites in this list are librarian-approved for up-to-date and reliable information about current events.
Magazine and journal articles usually provide more details about a topic. Journal articles are written by experts or specialists in a field and may report the findings of new studies on a topic.
Reference sources like encyclopedias have good background information about your topic. Statistics can provide context and interesting details.
The library databases in this list are helpful for finding both current and historical newspaper articles.
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Harris County Public Library
Lone Star College-CyFair Branch
9191 Barker Cypress Road
Cypress, TX 77433
281.290.3214 - Reference Desk, 1st floor
281.290.3219 - Reference Desk, 2nd floor