By Karen R. Diaz, Nancy O'Hanlon

Presents guide on thoughts for studying debatable themes on the internet and comparing internet info resources. This booklet can be worthy to school and undergraduate students, their teachers, and the librarians who serve them all.

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Consider whether the information you have gathered is rich enough for your purposes. If not, consult those proprietary sources available to you through your local library. org Outlines major issues of public policy concern. Nine broad categories provide a simple outline of the issue with a list of related sites, issues, articles, and organizations. Subtopics under each category provide more complete detailing of the various positions and histories of those specific issues. com/Top/Society/Issues/ A great place to browse for topic ideas as well as find appropriate Web sites with information on the topic.

In an open adoption, families who adopt older children are provided with information about the birth family that they might not receive in a confidential adoption. If there was abuse or neglect in a child’s background, this information will help the parents to deal with any behavioral or emotional problems that might arise. Many states now permit adoption by unmarried adults, and some allow adoption by homosexual couples. Most adoptions are of the same race. Transracial adoptions, where the adoptive parents and the child are of different races, are also controversial.

The deaths of at least 240 Arizona children could have been prevented last year. ) • Green is the best color for cars. (This would have to be stated as an opinion held by someone. ) Referencing Styles After you have determined what you are going to cite, you must then know how to cite your research material. Think about what the text of your paper will look like, as well as what your list of citations will look like. Quoting versus Paraphrasing When incorporating material you are citing into your text, you must first decide whether you are going to quote the information exactly as it appears in the source you are taking it from or are going to paraphrase it.

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