Kalamazoo Valley Community College

Databases & Research - Libraries

Current Issues Databases

Use the databases listed below to find articles from magazines, journals and other publications.
Online books can be accessed through Ebrary.

Databases are restricted to use by Kalamazoo Valley Community College students, faculty and staff.

  • Kalamazoo Valley Libraries Congressional Digest Debates Online: Analysis of social and controversial issues as published in three magazines: Congressional Digest, Supreme Court Debates and International Debates - Pro and Con.
  • Kalamazoo Valley Libraries CQ Researcher: Original, In-depth, non-biased coverage and analysis of political and social issues, including health, international affairs, education, the environment, technology and the U.S. economy. Each issue covers a single topic.
  • Kalamazoo Valley Libraries CQ Weekly: Complete source for coverage of the Congress: status of bills, votes and amendments, floor and committee activity, backroom maneuvering and more.
  • Kalamazoo Valley Libraries Opposing Viewpoints in Context:  Information on social issues, including viewpoint articles, topic overviews, statistics, links to web sites, and full-text magazine and newspaper articles.
  • Kalamazoo Valley Libraries Points of View: Reference Center: Articles selected from key publications in social, scientific, health, political, and global issues.
  • Michigan E-Library War and Terrorism Collection: A definitive collection for students of history, social science and current events, providing insight into conflicts and their multiple causes. References include 100 subject-appropriate full-text periodicals.