Outline

Discussion of current issues in the news

Tips and Hints for keeping yourself and the reference desk up on the news

Evaluating websites for quality, currency and accuracy

Basic Reference and Information Sources

Politics in the News

Political Sites

World Trade Center and Pentagon Attack & the War on Terrorism

Information Sites

Background information

Miscellaneous Issues and Events in the News

Enron

Olympics

Microsoft case in the news

Literary Awards

J.R.R. Tolkien

Harry Potter

Exercises