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Need a Topic?: For Starters

The following guide provides links and resources concerning current and controversial issues.

How To Use This Guide:

This Research Guide provides various topics broken down into general subject categories.  Please note that most of these topics are broad and will need to be narrowed down further.

Under each tab you will find an index of the topics on the left. On the right will be those same topics in alphabetical order with several selected resources that may help start your research.  Since these topics are broad, the resources may not help your specific thesis.

These resources will also vary in format and location, so click on the resource's link to find its current location and availability.

Note: These resources should be a starting point for your research and are not the only topics you can choose. Stop by the Reference Desk or contact a librarian with any questions about your research. We're here to help!

Reference Books

Print and electronic reference books are great for helping you pick an area to write about. More information about how reference books can help your research found here.