Explore all sides of an issue.
Opposing Viewpoints in Context is a resource that brings together academic articles, audio, videos, opinion essays and primary sources about contemporary controversies and hot topics. Informed, differing views help learners develop critical thinking skills and draw their own conclusions.
Opposing Viewpoints in Context allows library cardholders to:
-Choose from over 20,000 pro/con views on current popular topics such as activism, ownership of exotic animals, quarantine & isolation measures, and vaccines.
-Utilize text-to-speech technology and on-demand article translation into over 20 languages.
-Access authoritative content on political and social issues, including:
- Full-text newspapers and periodicals from multiple perspectives, such as The New York Times, Newsweek, Foreign Policy, American Scientist and Education Week.
- Topic overviews and expert analyses
- Video and audio clips
- Interactive maps focusing on trends
- Charts & maps
-Import pre-formatted citations, including MLA, APA, and Chicago-style.
Whether you’re a student writing a paper or a citizen looking for a balanced viewpoint on current affairs, Opposing Viewpoints in Context can help!