This guide introduces students to some general sources for finding Pro and Con information useful for argumentative and persuasive reports.
Last Updated: Mar 23, 2017
This guide is sometimes featured in library presentations to Communication Studies and English classes. Attached are some of the handouts associated with these sessions.
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- CQ Researcher.
Provides original in-depth analysis of the most current major and controversial issues of the day with complete summaries, pros and cons, bibliographies and more. Archives date back to 1991.
Promoting critical thinking, education, and informed citizenship by presenting controversial issues in a straightforward, nonpartisan primarily pro-con format.
- SIRS Issues Researcher
SIRS Issues Researcher is a general reference database containing thousands of full-text articles exploring 300+ social, scientific, health, historic, business, economic, political and global issues. This is a good source for finding pro and con information.