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RSCH 1203 Basic: Opposing Viewpoints

This guide will assist students as they complete the assignments for Research 1203.


Opposing Viewpoints is a database which covers many currently debated topics. Materials in Opposing Viewpoints include:

  • Viewpoint Articles
  • Topic Overviews
  • Newspaper Articles
  • Statistics and Maps
  • Academic Journal Articles
  • Videos and Audio


Opposing Viewpoints allows you to browse Maps, Topics and Current Issues. If you are having trouble deciding on a topic this may help jumpstart your brainstorming.


You may search in Opposing Viewpoints using the Advanced Search Option. Or you may also perform a Basic Search.

Advanced Search

An Advanced Search allows you to set search limiters. Limiters include, material type, level of content difficulty, date range and full-text or peer-reviewed documents.