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2021 Michigan Debate Institute

Supports the research needs of the U-M Summer Debate Institute participants

Library Contact

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Alexandra Rivera
Office Address: 2178 Shapiro Library


Library Contact

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Catherine Morse
Government Information, Law and Political Science Librarian

Clark Library

Hatcher Graduate Library 2 South 734-936-2333

Welcome Michigan Debate Institute Scholars!

Resolved: The United States federal government should substantially increase its protection of water resources in the United States.

To learn how to use the U-M Library's resources and services effectively you must complete the:

 Debate 2021 Library Mini-Course

This is linked in the 2021 UM Debate Institute Canvas Site in the Library Resources page

You will be required to login in with your UM credentials.
If you have trouble logging in, speak with your debate coach/faculty.

Please ask for help when you need it by:

Debate Topic E-Books

Current Topic/Issues Databases

UM Library Policies and Service Guidelines for Virtual Environment

Given the COVID 19 epidemic, Michigan Debate Institute participants have full access to the U-M Library's online resources and services. To facilitate your use, please review the following guidelines and policies.

  • You will be able to access our proprietary resources using your UM credentials - Uniquename and Password (the same as your email login)
  • You have access to online e-books. PLEASE NOTE: Copyright law prohibits the reproduction work in its entirety.
  • You also have access to all of University of Michigan's HathiTrust resources. Here is a link to learn more:
         Hathitrust Emergency Temporary Access Service 
  • If you experience access issues, please contact Monica Porter (
  • If you need assistance finding additional resources or have research based questions, please contact Alex Rivera (