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Research, Writing, and Grammar

Opposing Viewpoints in Context

Opposing Viewpoints in Context is an online resource available through GALILEO. (Find it under Databases A-Z, under O.) It features opposing perspectives on a variety of hot topics and issues in the news.

Think Tanks and Policy Institutes

What is a think tank?

Think tanks, policy institutes, and research institutes perform research on specific topics. It's important to know how the organization is funded, the credentials of its researchers, and if it advocates a certain point of view or political or social agenda.