Are you starting to work on a research paper on current events but having a hard time coming up with a topic? Do you have a topic but are looking for a place to start you research, with an overview of your topic? If so CQ Researcher might be a good place to start.
“CQ Researcher provides award winning in-depth coverage of the most important issues of the day. Our reports are written by experienced journalists, footnoted and professionally fact-checked. Full-length articles include an overview, historical background, chronology, pro/con feature, plus resources for additional research. Graphics, photos and short "sidebar" features round out the reports. Shorter "Hot Topics" articles provide a solid introduction to subjects most in demand by students.” (source)
Along with “Hot Topics” CQ Researcher provides other ways for you to browse their material including:
- Topic: Roughly 30 different topic categories
- Date: Reports going back to 1923 for over 90 years worth of content at your fingertips
- Issue Tracker: Relevant reports on similar topics, making it easy to follow key topics through time
- Pro/Con: Arguments typically written by leading experts, commissioned exclusively for CQ Researcher and organized by topic (source)
As the semester gears up, now is a great time to explore research topics or get in depth information on current events to discuss. Explore CQ Researcher today!