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What is TOPICsearch?

An online collection of materials exploring current events for middle and high school students. TOPICsearch includes information from magazines and newspapers, public opinion polls, pamphlets and government documents.

How do I Access TOPICsearch?

Go to the Logan Library's TOPICsearch subscription.

Who Should Use TOPICsearch?

Middle and High school students completing homework assignments on current events and issues.

What Subjects Does TOPICsearch Cover?

TOPICsearch covers most current events and issues. Examples of topics covered include:

Can I Use TOPICsearch from Home?

Yes. You will need your Library Card number and Pin number to login to TOPICsearch from home.

How Can I Get More Help with TOPICsearch?

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

What Other Databases Should I try?

If you are interested in TOPICsearch, you might find the following databases useful:

Funk & Wagnall's New World Encyclopedia
Online encyclopedia covering over 25,000 topics.
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MAS Ultra - School Edition
Magazine articles and reference books for High School students.
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Middle Search Plus
Magazine articles and reference books for Middle School students.
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SIRS Knowledge Source
Resources for K-12 students covering social, scientific, health, historic, economic, political, global, arts, and humanities issues.
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