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U-M Debate Institute 2022

This guide is for participants in the 2022 U-M Debate Institute. It provides quick access to librarian-recommended books, journals, and databases relating to the 2022 Debate Topic.

Welcome, Debate Institute Scholars!

This guide will provide you with information about navigating the Shapiro Library, its databases, and its vast collection (both physical and digital). If you have not already enrolled in and taken the U-M Debate Institute 2022 Online Library Course now, please do so by clicking the link below.

Take the U-M Debate Institute 2022 Online Library Course

Already enrolled in the course? Click here to go to the course.

Estimated completion time: 2 hours 30 minutes.


You must enroll in the course before you are able to see course content. Although this course is available to the public and you are not required to log in with your U-M guest account credentials, you will need to log in to the library website in another tab to make sure you can do all the learning activities.

If you have trouble logging in, speak with your debate coach/faculty.

Where to Find Help

Be sure to visit the page titled "Frequently Asked Questions" for information about general library access and policies.

  • Use Ask a Librarian, the U-M Library instant message reference service, to be connected with a trained reference librarian.
  • Contact Monica Porter (monicadp@umich.edu) for questions about accounts, library access, and Library rooms.
  • Get in touch with your library liaisons (Catherine Morse at cmorse@umich.edu, or Henny Tasker at hazita@umich.edu) for more in-depth reference and research questions.