Your browser does not support JavaScript!
Text Only • 
This is an image for the page banner
NVRHS |  World Civilizations  |  Genocide Project

J. Cooper | 4/11/14
Print Resources:

Online Resources:
Database Subscriptions - Current Controversial Topics

Print Resources-

Circulating collection
call numbers (also used in most public libraries).

Use subject headings as keywords in database searches.

Additonal keywords:
ethnic cleansing
304.6 Genocide

323 Human Rights

325.3 Irish Immigration

341.4 War Crimes / International Human Rights

364.15 Investigating Crimes - Genocide

940.53 Jewish Holocaust [Gypsies and other groups]

941.5081 Irish Potato Famine

947.7 Ukraine -- Famine

949.7 Bosnia -- Genocide

956.6 Armenia -- Genocide

959.604 Cambodia -- Genocide

962.704 Sudan -- Genocide [Darfur]

967.571 Rwanda -- Genocide
Print Resources-
Reference Books

Reference call numbers

R 940.53 ENC Encyclopedia of World War II

R 947 ENC Encyclopedia of Eastern Europe

R 950 ENC Encyclopedia of Modern Asia

R 956 CAM Cambridge Encyclopedia of the Middle East

R 960 ENC Encyclopedia of African History

Online Resources-
History eBooks

Password: ______________

*Encyclopedia of Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity
"This encyclopedia spans the globe to explain the issues behind crimes against humanity and human rights issues.It traces the history of events that qualify as genocide and crimes against humanity, profiles perpetrators and heroes, and explains international laws and law proceedings aimed at ending genocide and crimes against humanity."

Virtual Reference Library - Gale Cengage
This virtual collection contains hundreds of reference titles on all subjects.
Hint: Use the Advanced Search page. Type the name of the country or group into one keyword box and "genocide" into a second keyword box.
Virtual Reference Library: Webcast and Tip Sheet

Online Database Subscriptions -
World History

Password: ______________

*Modern Genocide
"This comprehensive reference resource provides a virtual textbook that covers religion across the globe, making student research on faith and belief across humanity easier, and enabling a deeper understanding of the complex issues facing us in the 21st century."+

World History: Modern
Spanning the globe from 1500 to the present, this comprehensive database combines a wealth of research sources.+

Student Research Center
"SRC provides . . . the most appropriate research tools to easily obtain information . . . from the EBSCO databases. You can also search their databases by topic heading or make use of an online dictionary and encyclopedia. . ."
Student Research Center: User's Guide

Online Subscription Databases -
Current & Controversial Issues

Password: ______________

Opposing Viewpoints in Context
This essential collection of "pro" and "con" documents are vital for researching any controversial topic. Articles are arranged by type, such as viewpoint essays and newspaper articles.
Opposing Viewpoints: Flash Tutorial

Issues: Understanding Controversy and Society
"This database helps students develop an in-depth understanding of how society shapes and is shaped by controversy—with authoritative historical context, expert perspectives, and carefully selected primary and secondary sources on the most enduring and timely issues of the day."+  Guided Tour and Quick Tips

Issues & Controversies
"Issues & Controversies covers more than 70 controversial topics. Encyclopedia-type articles link to interviews with experts, statistics, editorials, primary documents, etc.
Issues & Controversies: PowerPoint Tutorial

CQ Researcher
“Covering today's most important issues and controversial subjects, CQ Researcher’s weekly issues—written by experienced journalists—are in-depth, single-topic reports, featuring more than 12,000 words of text and extensive bibliographies.”+  Guided Tour

Points of View
Points of View provides full-text articles on "hundreds of topics, each with an overview (objective background/description), point (argument) and counterpoint (opposing argument).

Citation Tools

Coupon Code: ______________

Video: Quick introduction:

Register for an account on the "sign up" page.

Mobile apps:

Andoid App


All Content Copyright Northern Valley Regional High School Northern Valley Regional High School at Old Tappan 140 Central Ave, Old Tappan, NJ 07675 201 784.1600