Points of View Reference Center


Points of View Reference Center contains more than 370 topics, each with an overview (objective background / description), point (argument), and counterpoint (opposing argument). Each topic features a Guide to Critical Analysis which helps the reader evaluate the controversy and enhances students’ ability to read critically, develop their own perspective on the issues, and write or debate an effective argument on the topic.

Available in its own user-friendly interface or via EBSCOhost, Points of View Reference Center provides a balance of materials from all viewpoints with more than 1,600 main essays, leading political magazines from all sides of the political spectrum, newspapers, radio and TV news transcripts, primary source documents and reference books. The database also offers guides for writing position papers, developing arguments, and debating.

Content Includes:

  • More than 1,600 main essays
  • Leading political magazines from all sides of the political spectrum
  • Newspapers
  • Radio & TV news transcripts
  • Reference books
  • Guided Analysis research guides
  • Primary source documents
  • Illustrations/Charts in context

Subjects Include:

  • Citizen's Rights
  • Earth & Environment
  • Global Issues
  • Human Rights
  • Medicine & Ethics
  • National Debate Topics
  • Society/Culture/Arts
  • Substance Abuse

Helps

Publication list found in Points of View

Primary source documents found in Points of View

Tutorials

A list of video tutorials that demonstrate how to use the useful features of the EBSCOhost interface including searching, browsing, and creating alerts.

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