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Student Guide: Where to Start

If you have... 

a question


search terms


an article title or author's name


a journal title


a book or DVD title



the library search box or the Smart Search Options (both on the library homepage)





If you need... 

to choose a topic


to find background info for a topic


to find peer-reviewed articles


opposing viewpoints (Pro/Con)


to cite your sources(list or in-text)


Issues & Controversies, CQ Researcher, CRSRor Facts on File and browse the lists of topics




Issues & Controversies or CQ Researcher, and look for Pro/Con or Supporters/Opponents