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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. Below is a small sample of what you can find about a topic. The library owns a series of about 65 books titled Taking Sides, each covering a different controversial issue. To find them search the Library Catalog for "taking sides" and "your topic," or browse them here: Taking Sides. Use the Library Catalog to search for more books on a particular topic or request delivery of circulating books to branch campuses. Ask a librarian for help.
Taking Sides: Clashing Views on Environmental Issues
by Thomas Easton
Call Number: GE170 .T35 2013
Publication Date: 2012-03-07
Capital Punishment: Cruel and Unusual?
by Kim Masters Evans
Call Number: HV8694 .C3 2010
Taking Sides. Clashing Views on Political Issues
Call Number: JK271 .T37 2011
Google Books allows you to search the entire collection of books digitized by Google. Many of these books are available in full text online.
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 here to request materials to satellite campuses. First time users much create a password.
Delaware County Community College's Inter-Library Loan (ILL) service procures materials that are not currently owned by the library.