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Quick resources for MUN rapid research.


Welcome MUN students. The purpose of this research guide is to help you find reliable information about real issues. The usernames and passwords to all databases can be found at


CultureGrams - concise, reliable reports on over 200 cultures around the world.  

Discovery Layer

Search millions of sources with One search to rule them all!

ABC-CLIO Issues Understanding Controversy and Society

Points of View Reference Center

SIRS Knowledge Source

SIRS Knowledge Source is a database looking at the PROS/CONS of leading issues.



The mission of Gapminder Foundation is to fight devastating ignorance with a fact-based worldview that everyone can understand.


It is recommended to know what UNESCO is doing specifically around varies topics.

Gale: Opposing Viewpoints

Gale's Opposing Viewpoints helps students research, analyze and organize a broad variety of data for conducting research, completing writing assignments, preparing for debates, creating presentations and more.



For example, here are the issues in the category of Energy and Environmentalism

You can also browse ALL issues: