About Australia / New Zealand Points of View Reference Centre

A rich resource for perspectives on major contentious social, political, and technological issues that are relevant to New Zealand and Australia.

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Key features

This eResource contains resources that present diverse perspectives on important issues and events, Australia/New Zealand Points of View Reference Centre has the information you need to better understand controversial issues and craft persuasive arguments – in speech and in writing.

With Australia/New Zealand Points of View Reference Centre, you can do all the following and more:

  • Search for articles by keyword or browse topics by category
  • Read background articles and position essays on 195 topics in 16 categories including:
    • Aboriginal peoples
    • Civil rights
    • Crime and punishment
    • Culture
    • Economy
    • Environment
    • Global issues
    • Health and medicine
    • Politics and government
    • Schools and education
    • Social issues
    • Technology
  • Consult each topic’s Guide to Critical Analysis to help you evaluate the controversy, develop your own perspective
    and write or debate an effective argument on the topic
  • Find a balance of materials reflecting multiple sides of the issue — sources include essays, leading political
    magazines, newspaper articles, radio and TV news transcripts, primary sources and reference books
  • Limit search results to articles that match your reading level
  • Hear HTML articles read aloud with EBSCO’s Text-to-Speech feature
  • Save articles and searches to your own personal folder for easy retrieval
  • Use EBSCO’s citation tool to properly cite sources in your research

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