Points of View

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About Points of View

Points of View is a database designed to assist researchers in understanding the full scope of controversial subjects and current events, presenting multiple sides of an issue.

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  • Over 400 topics, with articles presenting an overview, argument, opposing argument, and guide to critical analysis.
  • Thousands of supporting articles from the world’s top political and societal publications.
  • Points of View Reference Center provides rich content that can help students realize and develop persuasive arguments and essays, better understand controversial issues, and develop analytical thinking skills.
  • For educators: The content in Points of View Reference Center supports curriculum standards that ask students to analyze informational texts and hone their critical thinking skills.

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