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March 12, 2007 — In addition to this week's NewsBreaks article and the monthly NewsLink Spotlight, Information Today, Inc. (ITI) offers Weekly News Digests that feature recent product news and company announcements. Watch for additional coverage to appear in the next print issue of Information Today. For other up-to-the-minute news, check out ITIís Twitter account: @ITINewsBreaks.

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EBSCO Provides New Points of View Resource

EBSCO Publishing (www.epnet.com) announced the new Points of View Reference Center, a full-text database designed to provide students with a series of essays that present multiple sides of a current issue. The database provides 200 topics, each with an overview (objective background/description), point (affirmative argument), and counterpoint (opposing argument).

Topics covered include affirmative action, cloning, DNA profiling, HIV/AIDS status disclosure, immigration, Iraq, Israel and the Palestinians, Hurricane Katrina and FEMA's response, nuclear proliferation, the separation of church and state, standardized testing, stem cell research, tax cuts, voting machines, and many more.

Points of View Reference Center contains a balance of materials from all viewpoints, including 600 main essays, leading political magazines, newspapers, radio and TV news transcripts, primary source documents, and reference books. The database also offers guides pertaining to debating, developing arguments, and writing position papers. For more information on Points of View Reference Center, visit www.ebscohost.com/pov.

Source: EBSCO Publishing



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