A well prepared debate is balanced, nuanced and well researched. The strongest debaters research the topic beyond the basics of pro and con. This tool is a great starting point, but ensure you look at other databases under the Find Articles tab to go deeper. You can also consult with your campus library staff.
Debates websites can also be a good starting point for your research. Remember to extend you searching to other credible sources such as journals, books and videos. Check in with Library Services staff if you need help!
Short overview showing the basic structure of a formal debate.
Lamer, D. (2015, March 17). Introduction to the debate [Video]. Retrieved from https://youtu.be/WB3vEzu6gUo
Search the Opposing Viewpoints series here or check out some of the titles below.