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ENG 101 Kauffman -Composition: Articles & Databases

The Opposing Point of View

A strong, well-written research paper will acknowledge and consider the opposing viewpoint, and then go on to refute that position.  So, for example, if you are arguing in favor of something, you want to find an article that argues against that same thing.  Discuss this opposing viewpoint in your paper, and then discuss why that view point is wrong.

    Pro / Con
                  This is NOT a library resource. This is a link to a public website. Provides the pros and cons of controversial issues. This is an Internet

Multi-Disciplinary Databases :Academic and Scholarly Articles

These databases include many types of articles: scholarly, academic, and popular.

Choose the " limit to peer review" or " limit to academic journals" to excluded popular magazines and newspapers from the results.

Be sure to also choose "limit to full to full-text" so you only get results that will let you access the full article. 

All articles come with suggested  MLA citations!

Peer Review in 3 Minutes

Newspaper Databases

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Possible Topics

Possible topics include but are not limited to :

  • Alexa
  • Automated Cars
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Drones
  • Facial Recognition software
  • Smart Phone
  • Smart Watch - Fit bit, Electronic wearables



  • Cyberbullying
  • Cyber Hacking
  • Data Breach
  • Privacy
  • Malware/Ransom Ware

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