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Mat-Su College: Writing

A guide for students taking Writing, particularly Writing 111, at Mat-Su College.


We have several tools that list topics, and collect sources on those topics:

Starting with CQ Researcher

CQ Researcher makes comprehensive reports on many controversial topics.

You can move around the CQ Researcher website by clicking "Browse CQR," then picking a topic from a list:

Browse CQR link in CQ Research

You can also use the search box at the top.

Points of View Reference Center

Points of View Reference Center covers controversial subjects.

In it, you will see a search bar and a list of controversial subjects grouped by category. Just glancing at this list can help you pick a topic. For example, in the screenshot below I see "drilling in the Arctic" as a topic:

Screenshot of list of topics in Points of View Reference Center

Click on a topic for more information. This shows an overview of the subject (indicated by 1 in the screenshot below) as well as links to further sources of information (2 in the screenshot below):

Screenshot of Points of View Reference Center content