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Contemporary & Popular Issues: hot topics research

Library research tools to help you find sources for research and writing on current events, hot topics and pro/con issues

ADDITONAL RESOURCES

research TIPS!

  • Start off with getting a general understanding of your topic by collecting background information through things like encyclopedias, basic Internet searching, news, etc.
  • Build on that basic information by researching your topic across other formats and resources like books, periodicals, databases, etc.
  • As you continue to search narrow down our topic to make it more manageable and specific, use the tools built-in to the databases and other resources to help guide you, such as subject headings, tags, related searches, etc.
  • Ask for help!

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