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Use this guide to help you research an economics debate topic. Be sure to research arguments on both sides of the issue. For further help, contact a librarian.
Access the Databases
If you are not accessing this guide through Canvas, you must login to use databases links. There are two ways to do this.
1. Login via Atlas
- Open a new tab or window
- Login to Atlas
- Go to the Courses tab
- Click on Search the Library on the right-hand side of the screen.
- You are now logged in to the library system and can go back to the guide and click on database links.
2. Login manually
- If Atlas is down or you just don't want to bother getting into it, use this method.
- Click on a database link in the guide.
- The screen asks you to login using your Borrower ID and PIN.
- The Borrower ID is your V number including a capital V at the beginning.
- The PIN is the last four digits of your V number.
Use the following library databases to find detailed information about your debate topic.
Explore the following government website to examine government policy and explore statistical data.
ProCon.org is an organization that presents the affirmative and negative sides of select issues.
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