Information for Students and Researchers

CQ Researcher reports cover an array of topics including public policy, law and civil liberties, international affairs, economics, health, education, the environment, technology and more. Reports include:

  • Overview of the issue
  • Current Situation
  • Chronology
  • Pro/Con Debate
  • Short Features
  • Bibliography
  • Next Steps
The homepage displays the "Featured Report", which is the most recently published report, within the banner. Use the arrows to view the recent reports.
To find content, a researcher may begin by either entering a search term in the keyword search bar located either within the main page banner or in the top-right corner of the screen, or by using various browsing options. Reports can be browsed by: 
  • Topic - nearly 30 different topical categories Date - reports are available from 1923 to present, 100 years' of content at your fingertips
  • Hot Topic - quickly access up-to-date abbreviated coverage of 10 of the most popular research topics. There reports are updated at least once a year
  • Pro/Con - essays written by outside experts who argue a "yes" or "no" position on a vital question related to the topic