In addition to providing our online version of The Wilton Bulletin, Newsbank also puts together a monthly list of Hot Topics. The topics range from current events (Iranian nuclear talks), social issues (the controversial Indiana Religious Freedom Restoration act), business topics (Heinz/Kraft merger, Keurig disposable plastic coffee pods and the environment), politics (Harry Reid's upcoming retirement from the Senate), crime and law (Germanwings Flight 9525, Amanda Knox verdict), economics (unemployment), history (Selma March anniversary), to health (Alzheimer's Research), and more. With your valid Wilton Library card, click on Research on the navigation bar near the top of our homepage (www.wiltonlibrary.org). Then, click on Databases and Web Links and then on Magazines/Newspapers (alternatively, go to www.wiltonlibrary.org/content/magazinesnewspapers. Then, click on Access Business News (NewsBank). At the top of the left-hand column, Click on Hot Topics to see the current month's list. Copy the Search Terms you are interested in (e.g., Iran AND nuclear development AND negotiations). Close that window, click on Access World News paste the search terms into Newsbank's search box, and click Search.
The topics are great for research projects, cocktail party conversations, and general enjoyment!
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