Need resources for a debate, a research paper, or assignment? Below are databases and websites that can help:


The subscription databases that contain controversial topics:


Gale: Opposing Viewpoints
Facts on File: Issues and Controversies
ABC-CLIO: Issues--Understanding Controversy and Society
EBSCO: Points of View Reference Center
Congressional Digest Corp: Pro and Con
Congressional Quarterly: CQ Researcher
LexisNexis: LexisNexis Academic
ProQuest: SIRS


Websites with controversial topics compiled for research assignments include:



The Multnomah County Library website:
http://www.multcolib.org /homework/sochc.html

Also many colleges and schools have websites:
http://www.sac.edu/students /library/nealley/websites /controversial.htm
http://www.accd.edu/PAC/LRC /issues.htm
http://www.twinlakes.k12.in.us /info/library/connection /contro.htm

St Ambrose University's Hot Topics/ Best Information on the Web
http://library.sau.edu/bestinf o/Hot/hotindex.htm


Some Christian websites also have controversial issues sections:
http://christiananswers.net/
http://www.christianarsenal .com/ContTopics.htm

Joyce Valenza's pathfinder:

http://www.sdst.org/shs /library/issuespath.html


Maricopa Community College (scroll down to Controversial Topics):
http://www.pvc.maricopa.edu/library/databases/pro_con.html

Pro and Con: http://www.procon.org

Debate Database: http://www.idebate.org/debatabase/

**University of Alaska Justice Center**

Public Agenda Online: http://www.publicagenda.org /issues/issuehome.cfm

Virtual Learning Resource Center:
http://www.virtuallrc.com/

Scout Report Archives:
http://scout.wisc.edu/Archives /

InfoMine:
http://infomine.ucr.edu/