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Library Research Guides

Social Policies/Programs

This is a guide to resources to research policy for social work practice.

Browse by Conservative or Liberal Perspectives

Use the Browse feature on the Library web site to find resources with either a conservative, liberal or combination of points of views.

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From the Browse box select "news & current events" from the dropdown menu then narrow your selection to "conservative and liberal perspectives." You can further narrow your selection by "conservative perspectives" or "liberal perspectives" or "multiple perspectives" for news sources from a certain viewpoint.

Comparing Newspapers

For recent news you may find what you need on these newspaper web sites but the New York Times and Wall Street Journal do not provide all articles for free on the web. Use the library to access articles only available through subscriptions and for older editions, published in the past.

Critical Databases for Opinion