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Argumentative/Persuasive Resources

Resources for an argumentative/persuasive research assignment or paper.

Find Books and eBooks

Search Summon for books or eBooks related to your topic:

Ebook Central College Complete

Search the Library's Electronic Reference Book Collection

DCCC Library Books on a Controversial Topic

There are many books in the DCCC Library Collection that cover a wide variety of Pro/Con topics. For example, the library owns a series of books titled Taking Sides and each covers a different controversial issue. To find them search Summon for "taking sides" and "your topic."   Ask a librarian for assistance.

Google Books

Google Books allows you to search the entire collection of books digitized by Google.  Many of these books are available in full text online.

Google Book Search

Requesting Books

Intracampus Borrowing

Delaware County Community College's Intra-Campus Borrowing program helps students, faculty and staff from branch campuses get access to materials located at Marple campus.  Use the MyAccount feature accessible to request materials to satellite campuses.  You will need to login to Delagate.

Interlibrary Loan

Delaware County Community College's Inter-Library Loan (ILL) service procures materials that are not currently owned by the library.