Researching Current Events & Issues: Home
librarian help in researching current events and contemporary issues
About This Research Guide
Do you need to research a current event or controversial topic? Do you have to write a pro and con, Rogerian or persuasive essay? Do you need to understand different sides of an issue in order to prepare for an oral presentation or debate? This guide will help you select a current event or controversial topic, find articles, books and web resources on your topic, help you cite your sources, and suggest ways to avoid plagiarism.
Source: Astronaut James A. Lovell Jr. at the Command Module's Guidance and Navigation station during the Apollo 8 mission, via Wikimedia Commons