Subject encyclopedias are a type of tertiary source and are excellent starting points for your research into a specific scientific controversy. As you read through articles, look for the answers to these questions:
Once you've established the basic outline of your chosen scientific controversy, evaluate it in terms of its feasibility for your research project. Key questions to answer include:
The Gale Virtual Reference Library is a platform for searching through and accessing hundreds of specific subject encyclopedia titles.
You also have the option of searching individual titles within the GVRL, such as The Complete Dictionary of Scientific Biography.