Step 1: Before you start researching, search through some of the
sites below to get some ideas and background knowledge
of current events and issues.

Online Magazines & Websites

Search for Issues Organizations
http://www.votesmart.org/issue_group.php

Opposing Views
http://www.opposingviews.com/

Public Agenda
http://www.publicagenda.org/

Public Issues and Groups
http://www.library.vanderbilt.edu/romans/pubpol.html

Rand Objective Analysis & Effective Solutions
http://www.rand.org/

SpeakOut.com
http://speakout.com/activism/issues/

Step 2: Once you get an idea of the topics you might be
interested in, search for that topic in one of the WPL
databases listed below.

Opposing Views

To access the databases, go to the Westmont
Public Library Reference & Research web page,
scroll down and select one of the following.

See > http://westmontlibrary.org/reference_index.html

See > Gale Student Resource Center > Social Issues

See Also > Opposing Viewpoints

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