The Reference Room includes a wide range of materials that might be used to support a pro-con argument. A few books related specifically to current social, political or ethical issues are listed below
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For an indepth report on many current issues, try starting with a search in CQ Researcher
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Use the following sources to find articles from journals, magazines, and newspapers.
The Library buys books from several useful pro-con series. These books provide an overview of both sides of a controversial topic. Some of the series are:
Contemporary World Issues
Tip: You can limit your search in the advanced search screen of the Library Catalog to "series."
To find these pro-con books on your topic, use the "words anywhere" search in the Library Catalog for your topic and one of the series names listed above.
Examples:"gun control" and "contemporary issues" or "environment" and "opposing viewpoints"
Use these publicly available, reliable websites to bolster your arguments.