Answered By: Rebecca Sedam
Last Updated: Oct 28, 2016     Views: 16

To get a good start on your research, check out the following recommended resources and search strategies:

CQ Researcher

  • Connect to www.oakton.edu
  • Select "Library"
  • Select "Articles" (under "Find It!")
  • Select "Any Subject"
  • Select "CQ Researcher" (Oakton username and password required for off-campus use)
  • Search for Syria as shown below


CQ Researcher search for Syria


  • IMPORTANT: Reorder the list of results by selecting "Newest"

Opposing Viewpoints

  • Connect to www.oakton.edu
  • Select "Library"
  • Select "Articles" (under "Find It!")
  • Select "Any Subject"
  • Select "Opposing Viewpoints" (Oakton username and password required for off-campus use)
  • Search for Syria
  • This search retrieves a Syria topic page with viewpoints, statistics, academic journals, news, primary sources, and authoritative websites. It is a great source of information about current events in Syria as well as the reaction of the international community.

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