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Essential links for debate.

Flipster - Digital Magazines

NEW to Flipster:

The New York Review of Books

The Wall Street Journal - Get full digital access in school

 

Enjoy full access to The Wall Street Journal when you are in school on BC's campus.

The New York Times

Your BC subscription gives you unlimited access to articles from The New York Times. 

Search historical issues & primary sources through the Times Machine which has over 150 years of  NY Times journalism in its original newspaper format!

Select Databases

EBSCO

Search Tip: Search Student Resource Center

Proquest

To search current news - go to subject area: News & Issues
  • Canadian, US & International Newsstream
  • Global Breaking Newswires
 
Search tip: use Advanced Search to search by publication title
 

JStor

Useful Library Links

   

 

 

Search library databases & find research help

 

Find passwords to access databases outside of school. 

Google Scholar

Public Forum Debate - Case Development & Evidence

Research several arguments on both sides of the issue.

Effective persuasion requires credible, unbiased, quality supporting evidence, including:

  • facts
  • statistics
  • expert quotations
  • studies
  • polls

Select the best evidence to support the teams claims.