Assignment prompt: Teams will be tasked with taking either a pro or con stand on one of the following questions:
Chicago Manual of Style
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Use the databases and other library tools listed on this guide to research your topic. With this guide you can...
- obtain authoritative background information about your topic;
- access library databases specifically designed to provide pro and con perspectives;
- find books about your topic in the Diamond catalog (click tab for your topic, above);
- find magazine and journal articles about your topic via library databases;
- discover websites on the free web recommended by Dr. Urwin about your topic (click tab for your topic, above);
- find government documents about your topic; and
- cite your sources using the Chicago Manual of Style and RefWorks.
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Online and Print Encyclopedias
Find Articles - Gender Studies Databases
Find below links to government documents that relate to gays serving openly in the military. Note that LexisNexis Congressional will retrieve documents that span many congresses and presidents, from Clinton to Obama. Each of the tabs on this guide, which correspond to your three topics, contain instructions for searching the Diamond catalog that will also reveal a great many government documents available online or held in print by TULibraries.