This page will be used to present pathways to information and resources for the users of the CNS Library Media Center.
Your Library Media Center Activity: This librarian's perspective.
PUBLIC POLICY ISSUES
The library media center activity will be the gathering of information on seven public policy issues as referenced in the following books in the Information Plus Series on Current Topics):
Crime, a Serious Problem
Death and dying, Who Decides?
Education, Reflecting Our Society
Gambling, Crime or Recreation?
Garbage and other pollution
Gun Control,Restricting Rights or
Prisons and Jails,a Deterrent to Crime?
Students are required to use the titles listed above as major references for this project.The other publications the students are expected to use and cite for this projects are the following:
Opposing Viewpoints Series
Taking Sides Series>
National Issues Forums Series
Current Controversies Series
Taking Sides:Calshing Views Controversial
Issues and Controversies on File
The ONLINE PUBLIC ACCESS CATALOG (OPAC) can help with locating references. The librarian will help students with locating references using the OPAC.
Mrs. Thowdis has reserved 2 (35 minutes) periods and
4 (74 minutes) periods for research activity in the library media center.