You must first logout before you can change your location setting. Do you wish to
"First-year and second-year undergraduate students attending writing courses and English Language Preparation courses find Opposing Viewpoints in Context (OVIC) useful because it has short easy articles that are easier to read compared to articles in other databases. It can also be a source of inspiration as it presents recent controversial issues. The maps and lesson plans are particularly useful. OVIC contains a satisfying number of different kinds of sources e.g. reference, news articles, journal articles etc. so a student can see different types of sources in terms of content on a single page without having to use a lot of databases. It is a good starting point for debatable topics and for beginners who are taking their first steps in research. We would recommend OVIC especially to other universities/colleges which are in non-English speaking countries."
--Reference Librarians, John S. Bailey Library at DEREE-The American College of Greece
"Formerly known as Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center and originally reviewed in 2002, this database just keeps getting better and better... OVIC is definitely one of the best databases for high-school students for debates and research papers. Other databases may have some of the same articles but certainly not the variety or depth. This is a recommended purchase for high-school and college libraries."
For help and support please contact us
For more product information and sales
You must be a registered instructor at a known education provider. We may get in
touch to verify your request. Teaching supplements are normally made available when
Cengage Learning resources are adopted for classes of more than 30 students. Some
learning technology resources incur departmental charges - we will let you know.
All requests for physical items require rep approval. If rep approval occurs, shipping
time is typically 3 weeks should the item not be in stock.
Contact your rep or choose eBook if urgent.
To mark a title as favourite you must first be logged into your user account.
Creating an account is free and easy.