Franklin &  Marshall College Library

ENG 112: English Composition (LVC)

Print Resources

CQ Researcher
Ref H35 .E35
Each week Congressional Quarterly addresses the pros and cons of current, topical issues. Includes citations.

Gun control and the Constitution : sources and explorations on the Second Amendment
KF3941.A7 G86 1993
Series: Controversies in constitutional law
Example of this series. Other sets deal with issues such as school busing, affirmative action, prayer in school, abortion, etc..

American Decades
Ref E 169.12 .A419
Summary of events in US History. Check other chronologies in this call number range.

Encyclopedia of Sociology
Ref HM17 .E5 1992
Good source to gain background information on a wide range of social issues.


Online Resources

Lexis-Nexis
Connections to newspaper articles (including New York Times and Washington Post), business information (including SEC filings), and legal resources (including state and federal case law).

Readers' Guide Full Text
Indexes over 200 popular U.S. general interest periodicals. Covers 1983 to the present.

Social Sciences Full Text
Indexes over 300 English-language periodicals covering anthropology, economics, psychology, social work, sociology, and related fields. Covers 1983 to the present.

Wilson Select Plus
Contains indexed and abstracted articles from 800 periodicals, all with full-text online.

Yahoo > Society and Culture
Yahoo! does a decent job of organizing websites into broad categories for easier navigation of the Internet.


Last updated: 1/23/01 ag, contact Andy Gulati for assistance, 291-4261