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ENC 1101 - Professor Siler: CQ Researcher Sample Search


CQ Researcher got a redesign for their 100th anniversary.  WARNING - The new CQ Researcher site is currently more user friendly on desktops than mobile devices.

Direct link to the CQ Researcher Database:

CQ Researcher 100 - Finding Topics

CQ Researcher 100 How to Browse Topics and Filter by Date

CQ Researcher Sample Search

CQ Researcher 100 Start Searching by Entering Search Terms Here


CQ Researcher 100 - Using filters including "publication date" & "Search within" to limit search results further



Report vs Hot Topic


There are two types of sources in CQ Researcher:

1. Reports - Provide a full overview of a topic and will include a Pro/Con tab. 

2. Hot Topics - Brief look at a topic, including a chronology. "Hot" does not necessarily = current

CQ Researcher 100 Hot Topic & Report Example


Regardless of article type, or even tab selected, this helpful toolbar will be in the upper right corner. 

CQ Researcher 100 Toolbar with Citation Example



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