Pathfinder for Persuasive Research
1. Determine your keywords. Spelling counts! Use synonyms. Put quotes around any phrases or names (ex. "Teen Pregnancy" or "Michael Vick")
2. Online Subscription Databases
3. Destiny... Do a POWER search for books on your topic.
4. Reference books, especially:
- Grolier's Pro/Con Library
- Taking Sides: Clashing Views on Controversial Issues in....
Information Plus: The Infomation Series on Current Topics
Gale Virtual Reference Library
6. Websites: Evaluate them carefully!
Sample Website #1: Are UFOs and aliens real?
Sample Website #2: Life in the Universe
Sample Website #3: Future Evidence for Extraterrestrial Life
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