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IssueWeb [electronic resource] : a guide and sourcebook for researching controversial issues on the Web / Karen R. Diaz, Nancy O'Hanlon.

By: D�iaz, Karen R.
Contributor(s): O'Hanlon, Nancy.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Westport, Conn. : Libraries Unlimited, c2004Description: 1 online resource (ix, 287 p.).ISBN: 9781429475990 (electronic bk.); 1429475994 (electronic bk.); 0897899342 (electronic bk.); 9780897899345 (electronic bk.).Other title: Issue Web.Subject(s): Internet research | Internet searching | Computer network resources -- Evaluation | Internet research -- Study and teaching (Secondary) -- United States | Internet research -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- United States | Internet dans la recherche | Recherche sur Internet | Information �electronique -- �Evaluation | Internet dans la recherche -- �Etude et enseignement (Secondaire) -- �Etats-Unis | Internet dans la recherche -- �Etude et enseignement (Sup�erieur) -- �Etats-Unis | COMPUTERS -- Online Services | COMPUTERS -- System Administration -- Storage & Retrieval | WebsitesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: IssueWeb.DDC classification: 025.04 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Guide to issues research. Finding resources ; Evaluating your resources ; Incorporating your resources -- Issue briefs. All topics ; Abortion ; Adoption ; Animal rights ; Assisted suicide ; Censorship ; Church and state ; Civil liberties ; Corporate responsibility ; Death penalty ; Diversity ; Drug policy ; Election reform ; Energy supply and policy ; Fair wages ; Farmland ; Food safety ; Gay rights ; Genetic engineering ; Global warming ; Gun control ; Hate groups and crimes ; Health policy ; Homeland defense ; Homelessness ; Immigration ; National defense ; Prisons ; Race relations ; Reparations for slavery ; Reproductive technologies ; School reform ; School violence ; Smoking ; Substance abuse ; Teen pregnancy ; Terrorism ; Water resources ; Weapons ; Welfare reform ; World trade.
Summary: Publisher description: Finding reputable sources can be tricky when researching controversial topics, particularly when using the World Wide Web. This invaluable sourcebook helps you sift through the mountains of information in cyberspace and take full advantage of all the Web has to offer on controversial issues. Valuable instruction on researching "hot topics," as well as techniques for evaluating Web information sources, is provided through 40 "Issue Briefs."
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Guide to issues research. Finding resources ; Evaluating your resources ; Incorporating your resources -- Issue briefs. All topics ; Abortion ; Adoption ; Animal rights ; Assisted suicide ; Censorship ; Church and state ; Civil liberties ; Corporate responsibility ; Death penalty ; Diversity ; Drug policy ; Election reform ; Energy supply and policy ; Fair wages ; Farmland ; Food safety ; Gay rights ; Genetic engineering ; Global warming ; Gun control ; Hate groups and crimes ; Health policy ; Homeland defense ; Homelessness ; Immigration ; National defense ; Prisons ; Race relations ; Reparations for slavery ; Reproductive technologies ; School reform ; School violence ; Smoking ; Substance abuse ; Teen pregnancy ; Terrorism ; Water resources ; Weapons ; Welfare reform ; World trade.

Publisher description: Finding reputable sources can be tricky when researching controversial topics, particularly when using the World Wide Web. This invaluable sourcebook helps you sift through the mountains of information in cyberspace and take full advantage of all the Web has to offer on controversial issues. Valuable instruction on researching "hot topics," as well as techniques for evaluating Web information sources, is provided through 40 "Issue Briefs."

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