Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

Controversial Issues

This guide will walk you through some techniques for researching controversial topics/


Profile Photo
Alison Gurganus

Side of a book shelf outside a building with "Think before you speak, Read before you think." spraypainted on the sideControversial Issues Research

This guide will help you research controversial issues by providing search strategies and tips for approaching and researching a topic that have multiple perspectives effectively.  Use this guide to locate databases dedicated to reviewing multiple sides of an issue, books, eBooks, articles, media, and open access resources for your assignment.
 Photo by Kyle Glenn on Unsplash

Ask a Librarian signNeed Help with Your Research?

Help Options

Mesa College librarians are available to help you with your research in-person, by telephone, or by email during regular business hours. Reference help is also available 24 hours a day from a network of professional librarians by selecting the "Live Chat" option. To access help, click on the Help Options​ link above