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General Reference Center
Reference, periodical, and news articles on popular culture, current events, science, the arts, recreation, and more.

Global Issues in Context
Global perspectives on issues of international importance and current world events and topics in the news related to these issues. Provides information seekers with a framework to better understand 21st-century issues and events while highlighting global connections and the interdependence of all nations.

Issues & Controversies
Full-text and in-depth articles that provide understanding of more than 800 hot topics in business, politics, government, education, and popular culture. Presents multiple perspectives on each topic.

NewsBank: Access World News
News articles from 1978 – current, ranging in topics across the globe from thousands of sources.

Opposing Viewpoints In Context
Newspaper and magazine articles, topic overviews, multimedia, primary sources, and more on contemporary hotly-debated issues.

Pop Culture Universe
Information about music, movies, clothing, fads, and other pop culture topics from the 1920s to present.

Gale Virtual Reference Library

In addition to our print reference collection, Country Day maintains a collection of specialized encyclopedias and other reference works in e-book format through the Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL).