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Issues & Controversies

This is a perfect resource for students and educators for researching controversial topics. Get up-to-date information on issues that are currently in the news, such as the Affordable Care Act, Gay Rights, and Abortion. This resource explains how to properly cite one’s sources and avoid plagiarism.


War & Terrorism Database

Researchers and students of history, social science, and current events will gain insight into conflicts: their causes, their impact, and how they are perceived on a global scale. Almost 100 full-text periodicals are included. Coverage begins in 1980.


RBdigital Magazines

Download titles such as Newsweek, The Economist, and Bloomberg Businessweek.

Recommended Websites

American FactFinder: Find census information for the United States.

CIA World Factbook: Find information about all the countries in the world, including their government, economy, and demographic information.

Congress.gov: Find out current legislation in the U.S. Congress as well as how each legislature voted.

Virginia General Assembly: Find out who your legislator is in Virginia and find out what the current legislation being discussed is.

  • Tazewell Library

    129 Main St.
    P.O. Box 929
    Tazewell, VA 24651
    (276) 988-2541

  • Bluefield Library

    108 Huffard Drive
    Bluefield, VA 24605
    (276) 326-1577



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  • Richlands Library

    102 Suffolk Avenue
    P.O. Box 860
    Richlands, VA 24641
    (276) 964-5282

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