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Issues Online provides a wide range of information on contemporary issues. Ranging from simple key facts to in-depth articles, Issues Online is suitable for Children, Students and Adult learners.

Issues Online provides a wide range of information on contemporary issues. Ranging from simple key facts to in-depth articles, Issues Online is suitable for Children, Students and Adult learners.

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    • Using Issues online
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      Information on contemporary issues
    • Using Issues Online
    • Issues Online Is one of our online Premier Choice sites where we've paid the subscription fee so you don't have to. Find it at: www.lancashire.gov.uk/onrl
    • To access Issues Online at home, you’ll need to log in using your Library card number
    • Issues Online Provides a wide range of information on contemporary issues
      • News and views articles
      • Key facts
      • Key statistics
      • Graphs & diagrams
      • Research guides
      • Resource links
      • Assignment questions
      • Glossaries
      Issues Online includes
      • Children
      • Students
      • Adult learners
      Ranging from simple key facts to in-depth articles, Issues Online is suitable for
    • Issues Online is arranged in ten subject areas listed in the left hand menu
    • Click on any of the subject areas to see a list of Topics There are over sixty Topics within the ten subject area
    • A full A-Z list of all Topics can be viewed by clicking on [ All Topics ]
    •  
    • There is also the option to do a Keyword Search
    • When you do a Keyword Search, it will give you a list of possible articles
      • Waste & Recycling
      • The Environment
      • Energy Matters and
      • Housing
      However, it doesn’t indicate which Subject/Topic the articles come from. This ‘recycling’ search produced results from the Topics:
    • When you’ve chosen a subject and selected the Topic you want...
    • You’ll find the buttons for all the related information for your choice (Topic Articles is pre-selected when you start)
    • Below these are the contents of the section (in this case the Article titles)
    • All the articles in an Issues Topics are written from different, often opposing, perspectives and together form a balance argument discussing all major aspects of the issue.
    • Key Facts summarises important points from the Articles
    • Key Facts are also useful to emphasise your argument and make people think
    • Key Statistics selects important facts and measures about the Topic...
    • and displays them as graphs, tables or diagrams.
    • These can be used to make arguments clearer and better presented
    • Assignments gives a list of questions to help you explore different aspects of the Topic
    • Resources provides a list of related Issues Topics
    • And links to useful organisations
    • Glossary provides simple explanation of difficult words or jargon used in the Topic articles
    • At the very top of every page, you’ll find additional help and resources
    • Research Guides provides help with writing up your research, recording your sources, etc.
    • Resources provides a list of useful reference websites, mainly dictionaries and encyclopaedia, However...
    • There are much more comprehensive resources available in the online reference library
    • And under the relevant KS subject in the Learning Place
    • If you have any question about this or our other online services, you can contact us at [email_address]