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Points of View Reference Center FAQ

What is Points of View Reference Center?

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Gain a balanced perspective on current events and issues.

Containing resources that present multiple sides of an issue, the Points of View Reference Center database provides rich content that can help students realize and develop persuasive arguments and essays, better understand controversial issues, and develop analytical thinking skills. Points of View Reference Center contains 372 topics, each with an overview (objective background / description), point (argument), and counterpoint (opposing argument). Each topic features a Guide to Critical Analysis which helps the reader evaluate the controversy and enhances students' ability to read critically, develop their own perspective on the issues, and write or debate an effective argument on the topic.

How do I Access Points of View Reference Center?

Go to the Logan Library's Points of View Reference Center subscription.

Who Should Use Points of View Reference Center?

What Content Does Points of View Reference Center Cover?

Subjects Include:

Can I Use Points of View Reference Center from Home?

Yes. You will need your Library Card number and Pin number to login to Points of View Reference Center from home.

How Can I Get More Help with Points of View Reference Center?

Click the Help link in the upper right corner of the database, or Ask a Librarian.

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