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U-M Debate Institutes

For participants in the U-M Debate Institute, this guide provides quick access to librarian-recommended books, journals, and databases.

Debate Topic Resources

Quick-start your research and refer to the below librarian-recommended books, databases, and journals relating to the U-M Debate Institute. Have more research questions? Get in touch with your library liaison, Rocio Lopez at

Recommended Databases

Need articles but not sure where to start? The U-M Library recommend these seven databases for getting started. If you can't find what you need searching in one of the below databases, browse the list of all library databases by subject or title.

Recommended News Sources

In addition to the news databases above, which aggregate articles from multiple newspapers and news sources, use the below links to search individual newspaper publications.