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ENG 1010 - Watson: Finding Articles


Include 4 sources from SIRS, Opposing Viewpoints, or Points of View Reference Center

Use MLA format

Attach Works Cited page

Write 4-5 pages, double-spaced, Time New Roman 12 pt.

Need to Choose a Topic?

You must choose an argumentative or persuasive topic.  There is a big difference between writing an informative essay on eating disorders and arguing that the media contributes to a dangerous body image for young women.

Forbidden topics: felony offenders, juvenile justice, cloning, capital punishment, legalization of marijuana, or smoking in public places.

Not sure?  Try the lists below for ideas.


Current Topics/Social Issues Databases

Research Databases for Scholarly Articles

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