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Controversial Topics

A library research guide on the best sources of information for controversial topics and different points of view.

Articles (Databases)

STLCC libraries subscribe to a wide range of periodical databases. You must be a current student, staff, or faculty member of STLCC to use these databases. You may link to

Below are just a few of the most useful databases for controversial issues. Academic Search Elite or Academic OneFile are good starting places for general magazine and journal articles on a wide variety of subjects. Not all articles are full text.

Quick Pro/Con opinions

St. Louis Community College Libraries

Florissant Valley Campus Library
3400 Pershall Rd.
Ferguson, MO 63135-1408
Phone: 314-513-4514

Forest Park Campus Library
5600 Oakland
St. Louis, MO 63110-1316
Phone: 314-644-9210

Meramec Campus Library
11333 Big Bend Road
St. Louis, MO 63122-5720
Phone: 314-984-7797

Wildwood Campus Library
2645 Generations Drive
Wildwood, MO 63040-1168
Phone: 636-422-2000