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Controversial Topics: Books

Research sources and tips for researching controversial topics for a persuasive essay.

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  • Search for books, ebooks, and streaming video, plus DVDs and CDs
  • Use the ISBN from books, DVDs, and CDs to add them to your bibliography in Noodlebib.
  • YCCC doesn't have it?  Learn how to request materials from other Minerva libraries.  
  • Like ebooks and audiobooks? Try the Maine Download Library for popular ebooks and audiobooks.

Suggested Book Series

The YCCC Library carries several series of books that are well suited to writing persuasive papers.

Browsing the Stacks

Try browsing the following sections in the YCCC stacks:

BJ - Ethics

BL - Religion

GE - Environmental science

HM - Sociology

HV - Social pathology.  Criminology.

R - Medicine

T - Technology