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Controversial Topics

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

About Websites

Remember that anyone can post anything at all on the Web, from outright lies to informed opinion to accurate, thoroughly researched information. Therefore you must always evaluate a website before you rely on it for your research or personal use.

The sites listed here have been collected and reviewed for quality by an STLCC faculty librarian. For help with evaluating websites and other information sources which you find on your own, visit ...

Different sides of the issues


Balanced information on public policy issues and other hotly debated topics.

More on the web

Recommend a site

Recommend a good website for this page! 

It should be:

  • Broad-based (not focused on just one issue)
  • Balanced (representing more than one side of the issues)
  • Written for a college-level or general audience

Send suggested links to Janice Hovis: jhovis @ 

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