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This guide is designed to help students locate materials for assignments that require controversial issues, hot topics, or subjects that have pros and cons.
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Reference Books

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Encyclopedia of North American Immigration - Powell, John
Call Number: REF 304.87 POW
ISBN: 0816046581

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Encyclopedia of the American Religious Experience
Call Number: REF 291.09 ENCY
ISBN: 0684180626

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Environmental Encyclopedia
Call Number: REF 363.7003 ENVI V 1
ISBN: 0787654868

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Gale Encyclopedia of Multicultural America
Call Number: REF 305.80 MULT V.1
ISBN: 0810391635

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Life on Earth - Eldredge, Niles
Call Number: REF 333.95 Life V. 1
ISBN: 157607286X

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The New Encyclopedia of the Occult
Call Number: REF 133.03 GRE
ISBN: 1567183360

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UFOs and Popular Culture
Call Number: REF 001.94 LEWI
ISBN: 1576072657

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U.S. Court Cases
Call Number: REF 347.731 V. 1
ISBN: 0893564222


Books available for Checkout

Below is a list of Series that cover controversial issues and an example of each one.

At Issue
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ISBN: Varies
Here are the titles for AT Issue owned by WHCL Library.

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Culture Wars - Opposing Viewpoints - Young, Mitchell
Call Number: 306.0973 CUL
ISBN: 9780737737554
An example of an Opposing Viewpoints book.

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Conserving the Environment - Current Controversies - Woodward, John
Call Number: 333.72 CON
ISBN: 0737724773
Here is an example of a Current Controversies book.

Contemporary World Issues
Call Number: Varies
ISBN: Varies
These are the Contemporary World Issues titles owned by WHCL Library.

Current Controversies
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Here is a list of Current Controversies books currently owned by WHCL.

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DNA Databases - Stefan Kiesbye (Editor)
Call Number: 614.12 DNA
ISBN: 9780737758917
Publication Date: 2011-09-23
Here is an Example of an AT Issue book title.

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Immigration in the United States - Dvorak, W.S.
Call Number: 304.8 IMM
ISBN: 9780824210915

Information Plus
Call Number: Varies
ISBN: Varies
Here are the Information Plus titles owned by the WHCL Library

Issues on Trial
Call Number: Varies
ISBN: Varies
These are the titles the library has for Issues on Trial

Library in a Book
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ISBN: Varies
Here are the titles for Library in a Book owned by WHCL Library.

Opposing Viewpoints
Call Number: Varies
ISBN: Varies
This is what the WHCL currently owns of Opposing Viewpoints series.

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Racial Profiling - Pampel, Fred C.
Call Number: 363.23089 PAM
ISBN: 0816055920
Here is an example of a Library in a Book title.

Reference Shelf
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ISBN: Varies
Reference Shelf books available at WHCL Library.

Taking Sides
Call Number: Varies
ISBN: Varies
The above link is to the titles WHCL Library has in the Taking Sides series.

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Taking Sides: Clashing Views on Educational Issues
Call Number: 370.973 TAK
ISBN: 9780078049972
The above link is to an example of a Taking Sides title owned by WHCL Library.

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The Death Penalty - Brenner, Samuel
Call Number: 345.73 DEA
ISBN: 0737725079
Here is an example of an Issues on Trial book.

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The Health Care System - Wexler, Barbara
Call Number: 362.1 WEX
ISBN: 0787690775
Here is an example of an Information Plus title.

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Women in Prison
Call Number: 365.43 BANK
ISBN: 1576079295
Here is an example of a Contemporary World Issues title


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