A series of essays that present multiple sides of a current issue. The database provides more than 280 topics, each with an overview (objective background/description), point (argument), counterpoint (opposing argument), and Critical Thinking Guide.
Funded by the EKS Library
To find useful articles, perform the following steps in Points of View Reference Center.
Click on the Advanced Search link located beneath the basic search box on the PoVRC landing page.
In the first search box type "right to die" (remember to include the double quotation marks).
If you desire, you can EXPAND your search by .
For our purposed select a Lexile Reasing Level of 1100-1200. This selects material appropriate for 11-12th graders.
Now click the Search button.
On the results page you can:
Further refine your searches as needed using the limiters found in the left column. You can limit to source type, subject, full text availability, illustrated works, and featured story.
To preview an article, you can mouse-over the icon. A small window will appear You'll see the article's abstract, subject headings and citation information.
Click on the icon to access full-text of the article. Tip: If you have a choice to use a PDF or an html version of an article choose the PDF for accurate page numbers!
If a full-text version of your article is not available, click on the icon to search for your article in other linked databases.
If there is no online access, don't forget to double-check Periodicals by Title to see if the Library has a print subscription.
If the library does not have access to an article in any form, copy the citation information into the online Interlibrary Loan form.
If you make an EBSCO account, you can make folders and organize your research. Place articles in folders by clicking the icon and following the prompts!