This guide is designed to point you toward sources of data and statistics on the open web (from a variety of government sources) to strengthen your research papers and presentations. In addition, the Kirkwood Library's subscriptions to Opposing Viewpoints in Context and CQ Researcher are also good sources of statistical information.
Opposing ViewpointsThis link opens in a new windowWhy search here? For a varied collection of brief essays that debate different perspectives on hot topics.What's included? Brief essays presenting a multiple perspectives or arguments on a single topic. Also links out to selected news and academic articles. Great for conducting research, completing writing assignments, preparing for debates, creating presentations and more.
CQ ResearcherThis link opens in a new windowWhy search here? For comprehensive reports on current events and heavily debated issues.What's included? Reports each cover one topic, with overviews, future outlooks, opposing viewpoints and bibliographies for each.