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Essay collections to help students navigate the nuance and complexity of current events, public policy, and more.

What's in the Guide

Beginning Research in Controversial Topics

The Topics Collection, located in the Odegaard Undergraduate Library Writing and Research Center is a collection of high-quality, single-topic anthologies devoted to helping students understand the complexity and nuance of current, usually controversial topics.  

Use the tabs above or the links below to navigate this guide.

Items from the Collection: Select titles organized by concept and search tips for locating items in the library catalogs

Online Resources: Related topic guides and databases to expand your research



Suggest a Book for Topics

Have a suggestion for a book you would like to see in the Topics Collection? Fill out a Purchase Request form.

Be sure to indicate in the Comments box that the book is for the Topics Collection!