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Criminal Justice, Law, Politics and Public Affairs

CQ Researcher
Covers current social issues.  Reports provide: background information, important points to consider, charts and graphs, and a source list for further reading.

ProQuest Criminal Justice
ProQuest Criminal Justice (formerly ProQuest Criminal Justice Periodicals Index or CJPI) is a comprehensive database supporting research on crime, its causes and impacts, legal and social implications, as well as litigation and crime trends.

Issues and Controversies
Provides coverage of crucial issues by exploring hundreds of hot topics in politics, government, business, society, education, and popular culture. Updated weekly, with a 16-year backfile, this resource offers articles made to inspire thought-provoking debates. Its straightforward presentation of the key facts, arguments, history, and current context of today's most important and timely issues make the database an resource for research papers, debate preparation, and persuasive writing assignments.

Lexis-Nexis Academic
LexisNexis Academic offers a wide range of resources, including news (newspapers, wire services, broadcast transcripts, international news, and non-English language sources), business information (business journals, company financial information, SEC filings and reports, and industry/market news), and legal information (U.S. Federal and state case law, codes, regulations, legal news, law reviews, Shepard’s Citations for all U.S. Supreme Court cases back to 1789)

Military and Government Collection (EBSCO)
Military and Government Collection provides full text from over 320 military and general interest publications. Designed to bring current news to all branches of the military and matters relating to the military and military life.

Military and Intelligence Collection (Gale)
The Military and Intelligence Database periodical list has been selected to meet the content needs of libraries serving military personnel.  More than 500 titles and more than 7 million articles (80% full-text).

Opposing Viewpoints in Context (Gale)
Covers today’s hottest social issues, from Offshore Drilling to Climate Change, Health Care to Immigration.  Opposing Viewpoints in Context helps students research, analyze and organize a broad variety of data for conducting research, completing writing assignments, preparing for debates, creating presentations and more.

Points of View Reference Center (EBSCO)
Full-text database designed to provide students with a series of essays that present multiple sides of a current issue. The database covers more than 280 topics, each with an overview (objective background/description), point (argument), counterpoint (opposing argument), and Critical Thinking Guide.

Science Direct
Contains the full-text of all Elsevier journals subscribed to by any SUNY library. Provides scientific, technical and medical information.