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The Library has a variety of resources to help users search for, find, and use information efficiently and responsibly.


This Research Guide will help you locate information on controversial topics for persuasive essays and speeches.

Your research will include the following:

  • choosing a topic that interests you or researching an assigned issue
  • developing a search strategy and keyword search terms to locate resources on your topic
  • using library databases and other sources to gather information about your topic
  • critically evaluating source materials
  • citing your sources using the proper style (MLA , APA)

Women's rights protest in Egypt



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