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Old Library Research Tutorials and Citation Guides: Finding Topics for Research Papers

Finding Topics for Research Papers



   CQ Researcher is a weekly journal that has been focusing on current, controversial topics since 1923. Each single-themed report is researched and written by a seasoned journalist. It is known for its in-depth, unbiased coverage of health, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology and the economy. It includes a broad overview of the issue, the historical background, and opposing viewpoints of experts on the subject. 


Opposing Viewpoints in Context contains 19,000+ Pro/Con arguments and 13,000+ Topic Overviews. A great resource for research papers. Use password hawaii until set up is complete for KCC access. is a public policy non-profit organization that offers information on 42 controversial issues.


Hot Paper Topics from St. Ambrose University offers ideas for over 45 current topics