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Writing a research paper? These resources will point you in the right direction!
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What's in this Guide

  • Background Information
    Find links to encyclopedias as well as databases that provide overviews and background information on a variety of current issues.
  • Journals of Opinion
    A selection of progressive- and conservative-leaning periodicals to which the library subscribes. Search for your topic within these sources to discover a variety of different viewpoints.
  • Articles
    All about the rich variety of databases available to you through the DePaul Libraries' website. Discover multidisciplinary and specialized subject databases and learn how to search each type effectively to find what you need.
  • Books
    Links to several series of books that are great for researching complex issues. Find out how to use I-Share to access and borrow books from more than 70 other Illinois college and university libraries.
  • Recommended Websites
    Recommended websites providing background information, pro/con arguments and statistics about a variety of current and controversial issues. How to evaluate what you find on the Internet.
  • Citations
    How to assemble a bibliography/list of works cited using a various style guides such as MLA, Turabian and APA.

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