Opposing Viewpoints in Context -- Useful when researching controversial topics, provides arguments, the pros and cons.
Detroit Free Press Historical
Covers several editions of the Detroit Free Press from 1831-1999.
Databases by Subject - need something more specialized? Try this link!
DemographicsNow -- an amazing amount of information at your fingertips!
USA.gov - the official portal to the information from the U.S. Government
iPoll is a comprehensive database of 500,000 questions and answers asked in the US since 1935. Also included is the Roper Center public opinion data which is the largest archives of public opinion information. Coverage: Data sets.
Provides online access to encyclopedias, almanacs, and other reference tools.
Oxford English Dictionary
The definitive historical dictionary of the English language. This dictionary covers English words from 1150 CE to present, and provides etymology and quotations illustrating usage.
Online Encyclopedias - The library has a wide variety of online encyclopedias for you to use.
Statistics and Economic Information - You'll find many titles here containing statistical and economic information.
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Writing Resources for Students
Find in-depth information about the mechanics of writing, MLA/APA citations, avoiding plagiarism, and more.
The consultants can help you with every stage of the writing process.
- How to Spot Fake News - from IFLA (Int'l Federation of Library Associations and Institutions)
- How to Identify and Avoid Fake News - Indiana University East - Library
- Six Factors used to evaluate information
- Fact Checking Websites - from the University of Central Florida Libraries
Contact me at: email@example.com
Refworks allows you to create a personal database of references and automatically generate formatted bibliographies for your projects.
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Famous Speeches in History (History.com) --audio online
Great Speeches Collection (HistoryPlace.com) - audio (in some cases) and text as well as background information.
Say it Plain, Say it Loud: a century of great African American speeches.
Individual and collections of speeches (in print) can be found by doing a search in Library OneSearch and adding the word speeches.
Toastmasters International: Tips and techniques.