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Hello! This guide will direct you to resources to use in your research paper. There's a lot of information out there, and if you get confused, call on the Library to help you navigate through the resources.
There's no one BEST place to look for information. Use the tabs above to get to various types of information -- books for background/historical info -- articles for more recent perspectives. You may want to try SEVERAL databases.
SEARCHING FOR A TOPIC? Try the two resources below.
Primer for "hot topics" in culture and politics. Each issue provides a comprehensive overview and background essay, data tables and graphs, chronology, pro-con starter, and list of major research and advocacy groups. Includes extensive lists of sources and hot-linked footnotes throughout.
Issues & Controversies covers more than 800 hot topics in business, politics, government, education, and popular culture. Updated weekly, with links to a 12-year back-file, Issues & Controversies offers in-depth articles made to inspire thought-provoking debates.