Use these sources to research controversial or pro/con topics.
SRJC Databases: Find information in newspaper, magazine and journal articles located in SRJC Library databases to build your case.
Pro/Con Books: All sorts of topics, grouped in single volumes from Opposing Viewpoints, Taking Sides and Current Controversies series, and more!
Reliable Websites: Use only the best websites for your research.
Reports from Think Tanks: A goldmine of information from those organizations that seek to inform and influence opinion.
Find Statistics: Bolster your argument with numbers.
Debate: Discover more sources to increase your knowledge.
Points of View: What publications are conservative, liberal, right-wing, or left-wing?
Lighthouse Towers Leo P. Hannaher 1940
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Use these additional guides to help you conduct a critical analysis of issues exploration.
Bias Busters: What is bias? What are facts? How can you separate fact from fiction? Learn how to define and detect bias with this helpful guide.
Point of View: This guide lists selected magazines, newspapers, newsletters, and foreign news sources that will provide you with a variety of perspectives and interpretations from different viewpoints.
How to Evaluate Information Resources: This guide contains strategies to help you evaluate the information you find.
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