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Opposing Viewpoints in Context – A database of articles, statistics, and news on controversial topics. Use this to get background information on your public health topic and learn what the differing viewpoints are.

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Academic Search Complete
At the top of the page, above the search boxes, click “Choose Databases”.

screenshot showing the location of the "Choose Databases" option in EBSCO

Click the boxes next to one ore more of these subject-specific databases:

  • Consumer Health Complete
  • Environment Complete
  • ERIC (education)
  • Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection
  • SocINDEX with Full Text

This allows you to search all of these databases at the same time, and results from all of them will appear in one results list.

Finding Government Websites

Limit your search to government websites by adding site:.GOV after your topic. See the example below.

Citing Your Sources

Q. How do I format my paper according to APA or MLA Style?  What spacing and font should I use?  What should my title page look like?
A. Check out the Purdue OWL General APA and MLA Formatting Info. Some free tools, like zoterobib will help you format citations, especially for Internet-only sources

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