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How to Use CQ Researcher

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Pro & Con

TipEvery CQ Researcher topic has a Pro and Con section in the article. This is one of the few places that it's easy to find pro and con arguments on topics.

Check Facts on File Issues & Opposing Viewpoints for another easy place to find pro and con arguments.

Need a Topic?

TipIf you have not already chosen your topic, you can click on Browse Reports, then select Issue Tracker to browse a list of all the major topics covered in CQ Researcher. Clicking on any topic will result in a list of all reports available on that topic.

Get Started

You can search by entering terms in the Search box at the top of the page, select a popular topic from the home page, browse topics or browse reports. Some limits area available from the home page, but more are available under Advanced search.

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Special Features

Every CQ article includes these features which may be hard to find elsewhere:

  • Pro & Con section written by authorities on topic.
  • Chronology of significant events leading to current state of topic.
  • Charts, graphs, images, opinion polls.
  • Outlook predicts what may happen on topic in near future.