Search our online library catalog, Destiny, for books on your topic. Come to the Media Center to check the books out.
The databases listed to the right have been selected as good ones to use when beginning your research. For access to the rest of our databases, click on the "Research Databases and Ebooks" tab above. The complete list of databases can also be found in "Folder 7. Media" on your network desktop. Click on the "Research Databases" icon in that folder for the full list.
All of these databases and ebooks may be accessed outside of school with the proper user ids and passwords. Look for the "Research Databases Home Access" file on your Edline homepage, or get the paper handout from the Library Media Center.
These are some general web sites that have resources about a variety of controversial issues.
Database: Issues and Controversies
Issues & Controversies has hundreds of controversial issues topics. You can use the search field below or you can go to the database home page and click on "More . . ." under "Issues: Pro & Con."
Database: Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center
Gales' Opposing Viewpoints In Context has many controversial issue topics. Use the search field below, or just click on the icon to go to their home page. Click on "Issues" on the top menu bar. Each topic has an overview article and links to many related articles.
Database: Student Resources In Context
A rich database of reference, newspaper, magazine and other articles on many topics.
Database: SIRS Knowledge Source
SIRS Knowledge Source is an excellent database for exploring controversial issues. From the database home page, see the "Your Top 10 Pro vs. Con Leading Issues " box in the top right-hand corner. Click on "More Issues..." to see their entire list of issues. Or, use the search field below.