http www oda edu page cfm p Academics Library

Document Sample
http www oda edu page cfm p Academics Library Powered By Docstoc
					http://www.oda.edu/page.cfm?p=1145




     > Academics > Library > Reference Guides > Social Issues Reference
 Guide                                                                                 page tools :


   COLLEGE COUNSELING

   UPPER/MIDDLE SCHOOL
                                     Savidge/Bowers Library
   LOWER SCHOOL

   SUMMER PROGRAMS

   CAMPUS LIFE                       SOCIAL ISSUES REFERENCE GUIDE
   FACULTY PAGES

   LIBRARY
                                                 This guide provides a selected list of Social Issues resources available in the
     ELECTRONIC RESERVES
                                         Savidge/Bowers library and on the Out-of-Door Academy website
     HISTORY                                     The Dewey Decimal System classifications for sociology and society issues
                                         range from 300 to 361. You can browse in the subject classification in the Library
     REFERENCE GUIDES                    Catalog.
         1960S ERA REFERENCE
                                                 For additional help in locating these resources, please call the Upper School
         GUIDE
                                         Librarian at 941-554-5966 or email rjanotti@oda.edu.

         BIOGRAPHY REFERENCE             DATABASES
         GUIDE                           World Book Online
         LITERATURE REFERENCE
                                         SIRS Discoverer
                                         SIRS Knowledge Source
         GUIDE
                                         Student Resource Center – Gold
         SCIENCE REFERENCE
         GUIDE                           BOOKS FOUND N THE REFERENCE AREA
                                         American Social Reform Movements – A three volume collection that analyzes
         SOCIAL ISSUES
                                         social reform since the mid 1800s. This presents overviews of reform movements that
         REFERENCE GUIDE
                                         alternately tore apart and mended the fabric of American Society. REF 303.48
         US HISTORY REFERENCE
         GUIDE                           A different mirror: a history of multicultural America – A presentation of
                                         American History from a multi-cultural perspective, focusing on a broader and
         WORLD HISTORY
                                         comparative approach to enhance the possibility of understanding and appreciating
         REFERENCE GUIDE
                                         American’s racial and cultural diversity. 973.04 TAK
     COMMUNITY RESOURCES
                                         Prejudice in the modern world – This three volume set explores the many different
     COLLECTIONS/DATABASES
                                         types of prejudice including their history, the causes of these prejudices in people and
     PROGRAMS
                                         societies and their consequences. Case studies are presented ranging from “Genocide
                                         in Rwanda” to Apartheid of South Africa” REF 303.3
     HOMEWORK HELP/
     LIBRARY RESOURCES                   Taking Sides: clashing views on…- An 18 volume series exploring many social
     BIRTHDAY BOOK CLUB
                                         issues. Each volume is devoted to one subject area with contrasting viewpoints on
                                         each topic.
     SUMMER READING LIST                 Extremely valuable when seeking diverse opinions. REF 171-REF 178
                     Television in American Society – This three volume set presents a comprehensive
                     overview of the development of television technology, the growth of the broadcast and
                     cable industries,, the evolution of television programming and the impact of television
                     on American society and culture REF 3023.23

                     UXL encyclopedia of drugs and addictive substance – This four volume set looks
                     at various substances, both legal and illegal and their effects. The history of each
                     substance is explored, as are the consequences of use, and treatment issues. REF
Lower School
                     615
444 Reid Street
Sarasota, FL 34242   Social Issues Sites on the Internet

(941) 349-3223       Florida Electronic Library - http://www.flelibrary.org/
                     The Internet Public Library - http://www.ipl.org/
Upper School         Librarians Internet Index - http://lii.org/
5950 Deer Drive      Google Scholar - http://scholar.google.com/
Sarasota, FL 34240   Pros and Cons on Social Issues Organization - http://www.procon.org/
                     Palo Alto College Controversial Issues Page -
                     http://www.accd.edu/PAC/LRC/issues.htm

                     Current Events Sites on the Internet

                     Cable News Network - http://www.cnn.com/
                     Fox News Network - http://www.foxnews.com/
                     New York Times - http://www.nytimes.com/
                     Times of London Online - http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/global/
                     MSNBC - http://www.msnbc.msn.com/