Country Issues & News - Online Sources

BBC News

Global Issues in Context - Good for current information. Notice different kinds of articles (ie. Opinion, news articles)

Human Rights Watch - Independent organization which focuses world's attention on human rights violations.

Issues: Understanding Controversy and Society

Oxford Art Online - offers an extensive and easily searchable online art resource and a virtual art reference library.

Oxford Music Online - is the gateway offering users the ability to access and cross-search multiple music reference resources in one location.

U.S. Department of State Country Fact Sheets - other than Country Fact Sheets, this website has information under other tabs such as "Policy Issues" and "Countries & Regions" that discuss current controversies for each country.

World Geography: Understanding a Changing World

World Health Organization - Excellent, up-to-date sources for health news and profiles for countries of the world.

Research Tools

Middle School Library eResources

Evaluating Websites

NoodleBib - You will need to use Noodlebib to create citations, bibliography, note cards, and outline for your paper.  If you need help, please ask a librarian or teacher.

MLA Formatting Guide

Avoiding Plagiarism

Turnitin.com - Use this tool to ensure that your writing has not been copied from an online source.