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Pro/Con, Position Papers or Debates

This guide is intended to help students research Position Paper (Pro/con) or Debate topics. Get help finding authoritative book, article and statistical sources to support your arguments.

Recommended Article Databases

If you are still not finding what you need, use the Filters by Subject options on the Databases A to Z page or Ask a Librarian.

You can use Ulrichsweb Global Serials Directory to check on whether or not a Journal/Source is Peer Reviewed.


Access to databases listed above is restricted to current students, faculty, and staff of Bentley University.

  • Access these resources from off campus using your Bentley email address and network password.
  • Search tips are available to help formulate a more relevant search query.
  • If you find a citation to an article that is not available in full text in one database, use the Journal Finder tab on the Library Home Page to track down the full text from another database or to find out what the Bentley Library provides in hardcopy
  • If you find a citation to an article that is not available at Bentley, you may obtain the full text through a service called Interlibrary Loan.