Course Research Pages
ENG 099: Introduction to College English/ESL
Topics for Argumentative Essays
Click here for a list of possible topics for your paper.
Finding Resources for Argumentative Essays
Book and Media Catalog - Search here for books on your topics. For books on current controversial topics, try the Opposing Viewpoints series, the Introducing Issues With Opposing Viewpoints series, and the At Issue series.
CQ Researcher - Detailed reports on timely and controversial topics, such as same-sex marriage, euthanasia, and environmental issues.
Gale Virtual Research Library - A collection of online books that give background information on many topics.
EBSCOhost - Contains many newspaper, magazine, and journal articles on many topics.
Public Agenda - See the "Issues Guide" at top left.
Room for Debate - Editorials from The New York Times.
Help With Citations
NoodleTools - Set up an account and use this tool to help you write your Works Cited page.
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