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The Hulbert Taft, Jr. Library
- Identify the most important crisis facing your country.
- Determine whether this problem is primarily endogenous or exogenous.
- Determine whether the best possible solutions are internal or external.
Africa: Congo, Libya, Zimbabwe
Asia: Iraq, Pakistan, Yemen
Latin America: Argentina, Colombia, Venezuela
Southeast Asia: Indonesia
Encyclopedias and Reference Books / eBooks
World Today series
- Latin America, 2019-2020. Ref F1401 .L3252 2019/20
- Africa, 2019-2020. Ref DT1 .D6 2019/20
- East and southeast Asia, 2019-2020. Ref DS502 .H53 2019/20
- The Middle East and south Asia, 2019-2020. Ref DS41 .C55 2019/20
About The World Today Series
"A series of well-proportioned, complete, and very up-to-date texts which focus on current events and are uncluttered with unnecessary and repetitive background detail. Revised and published each August, the books in the series provide important details and analysis for each country, with sharp focus on the realities of today's events. Year after year, the combination of factual accuracy and up-to-date detail along with the informed projections make The World Today books outstanding resources for researchers, practitioners in international development, media professionals, government officials, potential investors, students, and high-school, college & public libraries."
Online Subscription Databases
Access World News
Full-text current and archived articles from major national and international newspapers, newswires, blogs, web-only content, videos, journals, magazines, transcripts and more. Search or browse by topic, and sort results by BEST MATCH. For current events, see also Special Reports and Hot Topics.
Gale in Context: Global Issues
Integrating news, global viewpoints, reference materials, country information, primary source documents, videos, and statistics, Global Issues has more than 6,000 viewpoint commentaries providing background and guidance on topics of global concern. Global Issues can be searched together with Gale in Context: Opposing Viewpoints. Use the following link to view an online tutorial: https://support.gale.com/training/videos/gic
Issues & Controversies
Designed to inspire thought-provoking debates, each in-depth article presents both sides of an issue clearly and without bias. Updated weekly with key facts, arguments, history, primary sources, news editorial content, media, and current context of today’s most important issues.
ResearchIT CT U.S. Major Dailies
Provides full-text access to five major U.S. newspapers: Chicago Tribune (1985-present), Los Angeles Times (1985-present), New York Times (1980-present), Wall Street Journal (1984-present), Washington Post (1987-present).
Sirs Issues Researcher
A general database of selected full-text articles on social, scientific, health, historic, economic, business, political, and global issues.