Points of View by EBSCOhost

posted Mar 10, 2014, 8:15 AM by Central Library   [ updated Mar 10, 2014, 9:43 AM ]

     As EBSCO describes it, “The Points of View Reference Center is an interface intended for public, academic, and high school libraries. Points of View is designed to assist researchers in understanding the full scope of controversial subjects. High school and undergraduate students can use Points of View as a guide to debating, developing arguments, writing position papers, and developing critical thinking skills. EachPoints of View Essay includes a series of questions and additional material to generate further thought. Also included are thousands of supporting articles from the world’s top political and societal publications. The Points of View Debate Blog is a forum for students to express and exchange their unique views on topics in the news.” 

     In addition to providing quick links to over 500 topics, periodically EBSCO highlights some popular topics in their In The News section. Shown below are the some of the current topics highlighted.

      To get to the Points of View Reference Center, click on 'Digital Resources' library link and find the Points of View icon shown there.