LSAMP: Research in the Sciences

A Starting Place for LSAMP Scholars

Explore Current Science in Print News & Scholarship

Explore Current Issues in Science

Resources on the page

Explore some of the current issues science researchers and journalists are writing about. 

Explore Topic Ideas in Databases in Holman Library

Browse topics in CQ Researcher

Look through topics in this database by clicking on "Browse Reports by Topic"

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Screenshot of the "Browse Topic" section of CQ Researcher

Explore topics in Opposing Viewpoints In Context

IBy scrolling down on the homepage of this database, you are given the option to choose a larger category to browse through, rather than just searching by keyword as shown in the image below.

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screenshot of the database page showing how to click on "browse issues" from the menu near the top of the page

Browse through topics in Gale eBooks

When you go to this database, you'll see the advanced search page. However, by clicking on the larger "Gale Ebooks" title in the upper left, you can be taken to a page where you can see all the collections in the database listed out by subject. As shown in the image below, you can easily look through the listings of subjects off to the left to browse through subject-specific encyclopedias.

GVRL has collections on business, environment, medicine, science, and technology.

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screenshot of the Gale Ebooks page showing how to search by larger topic by choosing "browse collections"

OR ... Search a topic to explore more focused subtopics

As in this search shown in the image below for the broad topic: "green economy":

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database search box showing a search for "green economy"


Browse Article Titles and the Subjects List for ways to focus your search results

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Search results showing ways to limit within the results.

Multimedia Online [sciences, business, health]