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ENC1101 Gaspary: CQ Researcher

Current Issues Research Guide

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CQ Researcher

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CQ Researcher

What is CQ Researcher?

CQ Researcher reports offer in-depth, non-biased coverage of political and social issues, with regular reports on topics in health, international affairs, education, the environment, technology, and the U.S. economy.  Each report gives readers a broad historical background, current controversies, statistics, and a bibliography of additional readings.  CQ Researcher is published by Congressional Quarterly.

Where is CQ Researcher?

Currently enrolled Polk State College students can access the CQ Researcher online by logging into the library databases on the Library website. Click on the link for Articles/Databases and select CQ Researcher.

How do you search for a CQ Researcher report?

Use any of the search options in the navigation columns to find a report.

The CQ Researcher Online is both a tool for selecting a topic to research and a comprehensive resource for exploring that topic.  To start your topic search, consider the recent CQ Researcher reports listed on the Home page.

If you are looking for a particularly timely topic, check out the Recent Reports section, which provides updates on issues covered in recent CQ Researcher reports. Or, consult Upcoming Reports to learn about forthcoming reports.

If you have a topic in mind but need to narrow the focus, try Browse Topics which will help you fine-tune your selection.  

When in doubt, try a keyword search, CQ Researcher reports cover a wide range of political and social issues, including topics in health, international affairs, education, the environment, technology, and the U.S. economy.  Keyword searching may uncover information or analysis on the exact topic you are researching.

Once you have a report that interests you, you can print it, e-mail it to yourself or download it.


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