Prepare for a debate or persuasive speech. Write an argumentative essay. Or get to know both sides of a controversial issue.
Last Updated: Jan 17, 2014
Browse the library's books on various pro/con topics.
Or use these keywords to start your own search!
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- Facts on File's Issues and Controversies
Find detailed information about the local foods movement, alternative energy incentives and more. Issues and Controversies covers thousands of current issues, including pro/con statements, timelines, primary source documents, articles, and statistics.
- Points of View Reference Center
Discover all sides of a controversial issue for a persuasive argument or essay.
Search for articles about current events, controversial opinions and viewpoints. You can limit your search by popular topics, such as gay rights, drug abuse, global warming, mental health, etc.
Search for articles about school uniforms, teen driving, smoking bans and more!
- SIRS Issues Researcher
Find information on topics such as hate crimes, separation of church and state, violence in mass media, overpopulation and more.
At Issue (series)
Books covering topics from legalizing drugs to organ transplants to video games.
Hot Pro/Con Issues (series)
Books covering topics such as rain forests, animal testing and human cloning. (If you don't find the title you need at our library, just click the SearchOhio icon for more options.)
Call Number: 361.1 PRO (Adult Reference)
This six volume series covers the following: Individual and society, Government, Economics, Environment, Science, Media
How to Debate
Covers the Joys and Challenges of Debating, How Debates are Judged, Preparing for Debate, Methods of Argument, Making Your Delivery Effective, Taking the Affirmative Side, How the Negative Attacks, Listening to Your Opponent and Responding Effectively, Methods of Judging and Types of Debate.
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- Solar Energy News & Updates by Amy
Renewable Energy World is the #1 renewable energy resource for solar power updates, information and in-depth news articles.
- Gas Power Generation Information by Amy
Power Engineering Online provides up-to-the-minute energy news, stock quotes, five years of searchable editorial archives, power generation conference schedule and details, and an industry product and services guide.