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Current Issues

A guide for researching current issues and controversial topics in the news and public debate, with emphasis on writing argumentative essays about these topics.

Print Books

When you search the CSM library catalog, you are also searching the library collections of Skyline College, Cañada College and all public libraries in San Mateo County (aka the Peninsula Library System).

Books on Argumentative Writing

Here are some books that might help you with the "how to" of writing an argumentative essay.

Opposing Viewpoints series

At Issue series

eBooks