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Pro/Con Resources

A guide to pro/con resources for academic research

To get started on researching your pro/con issue, use the search box on the main library website or choose a recommended Snow College Library database below. The articles and information in these databases provide quality information and analytical articles and reports written by experts on pro/con issues.

Using keywords to search for articles will provide you with best results.  Here are some recommended keyword searches to try as you begin searching. Enter your keyword in the search box on our library website or in other database search boxes.

  • point counterpoint your topic here (example: point counterpoint organized crime)
  • your topic here pro con (example: marijuana legalization pro con)

Recommended Snow College Pro/Con Databases

The internet resources listed below may help you select and explore topics that are appropriate for a pro/con assignment.

  • Global Issues This United Nations website provides information on global issues with links to other resources, where you can get additional information.
  •, non-biased, nonpartisan information source, that presents sourced pros and cons of debatable issues, as well as a host of reference information relevant to those issues.