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What Is Points of View?

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Almost identical to the Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center, this database provides information on currently debated or controversial issues in order to help users understand all sides of an issue. Great for writing position papers.

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Contents

  • Points of View articles
  • Periodical articles
  • Newspaper articles
  • Primary Source documents
  • Images
  • Videos
  • A "How to" section covering paper writing, source evaluation and other skills and techniques a person needs to know in order to write a successful essay or opinion paper.
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Things to Know

  • As stated above, this database does basically the same thing Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center does, except that it is not as comprehensive. If you need more articles be sure to check out Opposing Viewpoints.
  • Like Opposing Viewpoints, search results are divided into tabbed categories. Remember to check all tabs for a complete list of results.
  • Not all ready to search topics are shown on the first page. To see all the categories you can browse, hit the View All Topics tab.
  • Provided by the West Virginia Library Commission. Availability subject to change.

The West Virginia Library Commission provides statewide databases with funds from the West Virginia State Legislature and the Library Services and Technology Act administered by the Institute of Library and Museum Services. If you don't have a Kanawha County Public Library card access to this resource is available at the West Virginia Info Depot.

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