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Campus Carry

For Dr. Jac-Kucharski's Government 2306 Class

The wisest place to start a research project is by looking at reference material (like encyclopedias and dictionaries). These sources provide great background and topic overviews. This allows researchers to fully understand the big picture before diving into the topic. It will also give the researcher the opportunity to narrow down a topic to a manageable question, that interests him or her.

Below is a selection of databases that are a great starting place. Explore a couple of these databases to get the best understanding. Make notes of key concepts related to the topic. They will be useful once the researcher starts to create comprehensive search strategies when diving into the article databases.

Credo Reference

Digital collection of reference books. 

Opposing Viewpoints (Gale)

Full text on current social issues from sources including books statistical reports and news publications.

CQ Researcher (CQ Press)

Balanced comprehensive journalistic reports and analysis of current and controversial issues of the day.

Issues & Controversies (Facts on File News Service)

Full-text articles from different points of view on important issues in today's news plus statistics, images, and more.

 • gun • firearm • campus carry • S11 • gun control • gun violence • conceal carry • gun politics • 

  • Texas • arms trade • crime • domestic terrorism  • hate crimes • school violence • 

 •  media violence• right to bear arms • hunting • Second Amendment to the United States Constitution • 

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