Current issues of magazines are displayed on the 1st floor.
Back issues may be requested at the Circulation Counter.
See the Serials List for more information.
CQ Researcher offers topical reports on current issues. The reports are researched and written by experienced journalists and provide timeline, background information, pro-con discussions, and descriptions of the current situation.
Suggested CQ Researcher reports:
LGBTQA Student Services Office, University of Vermont
SIRS Knowledge Source (SKS) includes 4 databases: SIRS Issues Researcher, SIRS Government Reporter, SIRS Renaissance, and SIRS WebSelect. All of the articles are full-text. Photos, maps, and links to websites are also available.
For example, try hese SIRS topics:
Nov. 13, 2013 - Deb Cohn and Eileen McKee celebrated with State Senator Rosalyn Baker after Governor Abercrombie signed the bill granting gay and lesbian couples in Hawai‘i the right to marry.
Photo by Craig T. Kojima.
DePledge, Derrick. "Governor Signs Landmark Law'." Honolulu Star-Advertiser. 14 Nov. 2013. ProQuest.
Opposing Viewpoints in Context (OVIC) covers current, often-controversial topics. It contains different viewpoints on issues, pro-con debates, news, articles, and overview information. In addition, there may be graphics, statistics, primary source documents, and biographies. OVIC includes many essays from the Opposing Viewpoints books from Greenhaven Press.
For example, see these issues:
Tim Meyer, Mark Funk, and their three sons