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ENG 151/152 Controversial Issues: Home

A guide to sources for argumentative papers and persuasive speeches

Good Starting Points

Try these databases for articles in periodicals and reference books on controversial societal topics.

Off-Campus Access to Databases

To access any database in this Research Guide from off campus, you will need your myMCC login. You may find your myMCC login at www.mchenry.edu/myMCC.  Click on "What's my username or password?"  

Other Useful Databases

Books

These book series are great for these types of topics.

Contemporary World Issues - Search the library catalog for "contemporary world issues" to find all of our holdings in this series. When searching in the catalog widget below change "keyword" to "series" and enter "contemporary world issues" to view the collection.

Current Controversies - Search library catalog with "current controversies" AND your topic

Taking Sides - Search library catalog with "taking sides" AND your topic

Opposing Viewpoints - Search library catalog with "opposing viewpoints" AND your topic

Of course, there may be print resources on your individual topic as well.  Enter your search in the Library Catalog search box below:

 

Books in our collection

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