A pathfinder will help you start your research, but remember that there are more many sources that are not on this list. Talk to the Librarian if you need extra help with your research.

Below are some resources to use for studying the pros and cons of embryonic stem cell research:

Reference materials
Ryan Somma, creativecommons, 2009.

This is the place to start any research project. Reference sources such as encyclopedias offer authoritative overviews on nearly every topic. These books cannot leave the library.


Non-fiction books about this topic are found in various sections of the library. To start use Destiny(our online catalog) and search for "embryonic stem cell". You will find books and webpaths that will help you find more specific information.
  • 174 R Roleff, Tamara. Cloning. San Diego : Compact research series, c2009.


Log into these databases by clicking on the links below. If you are away from home, you will have to use a remote username and/or password. These can be found on the Library Media Center brochure. Make sure to take one home before leaving school!!

Internet sites

Boston Public Library and Wayland Public Library: electronic resources

You will need a BPL library card or a Wayland Public Library card in order to access their databases. Ask Ms. Dalbec if you need help applying for a card for either library.
  • McGraw Hill's Access Science: Comprehensive database on current science issues. Easy to search and find multi-media, articles, and news.