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Social Justice: Welcome

Welcome to the Social Justice Research Guide

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This guide is meant as a starting point for research and is NOT an inclusive list of all the Library's resources OR ALL the topics associated with Social Justice. Materials will be updated as often as possible. If you have questions about research or resources, please email laurie.robb@rccc.edu.

Useful Databases and Related Research Guides are listed below.

How to Get Involved

Strategies/Techniques for Handling Hot Topics

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Conducting academic research on hot topics can be tricky. Make sure you

  • choose your sources carefully (avoid misinformation) and understand the author's intentions and/or bias.
  • stick to the facts and logic in your own argument or discussion
  • recognize the emotional aspect of dealing with controversial topics

For more information, visit the Media Literacy Research Guide.

 

Sites and Tools for Fact Checking

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