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CMP-120 (Harris, Fall 2020)

Today's Presentation

This guides gives you some tips on how to find reliable information about your community problem and will cover the following resources:

Background/Topic reports

  • Credo Reference (instead of Wikipedia)
  • CQ Researcher (detailed topic reports)
  • Points of View Reference Center (topic overviews, pros and cons from news and magazine articles)


  • Library One Search (one-stop search for scholarly, magazine, and news articles)

News-Only Articles

  • Access World News (Trenton and NJ Regional Papers; topic coverage on select world news sources)
  • Nexis Uni (United States and world news)
  • The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal


  • PolicyMap (map-based demographic, statistics, and reports)