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Points of View & History Reference Center

Reputable periodicals & pro/con articles for student research

Issues & Controversies

Impartial analysis of controversial issues. Pro/Con articles expressing support for multiple viewpoints. 

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Web-based non-fiction books to support student research.

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Check out this analysis of the reliability of popular media. Sources used for factual research should be towards the top center of the media bias chart. 

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Evaluating Sources

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Plagiarism & Citation

A guide to using and citing researched information.


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