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Choosing a Topic
A good topic is important! For a paper making an argument, choose a topic that allows for a range of opinions and is likely to have evidence to back up those opinions. The resources on this page all provide good topics.
Good Databases for Debatable Topics
New York Times
Includes searchable full-text access to the US, International, Spanish and Chinese editions of the New York Times Newspaper. For full text access, you must create a personal account. Personal accounts also provide access to New York Times in Education at http://nytimesineducation.com. Video tutorial and written instructions for setting up an account- Creating a New York Times Account
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