The Oxford English Dictionary is the accepted authority on the evolution of the English language, providing definitions, etymological analysis, and quotations to demonstrate the use of words in the English language over time.
Containing resources that present multiple sides of an issue, this database provides rich content that can help students assess and develop persuasive arguments and essays, better understand controversial issues and develop analytical thinking skills.
Coverage ranges from 1980 - current. The New York Times is considered the official U.S. newspaper because it publishes the complete text of important documents, speeches and presidential press conferences.
Full text of U.S. and international news sources. Includes coverage of several major U.S. and international newspapers such as The Atlanta Journal Constitution, The New York Times, and the Times of London.
The Census Bureau provides poverty data from several household surveys and programs. Here you can find poverty estimates, learn about these surveys and programs, and get guidance on how to choose the right estimate for your needs.
Though poverty may seem a straightforward concept, how we define and measure it is a matter of great debate. And this debate is important, because how we measure poverty is central to how we define, understand, and improve well-being in our society.
Learn more about current poverty metrics and how we measure poverty in the U.S.