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Tough Topics

Our Tough Topics library guide is intended to help you access high-quality, up-to-date information that may be challenging to ask about. ♥️

Hello! We're glad you found this page.

Tough Topics logo, an open book with a heart.Our Tough Topics collection of material is still being built. Some topics don't have enough books in CCC Library yet; we're actively working on fixing that. Free free to let us know where we should put our energy next by filling out our anonymous survey linked on this page. Thanks for your patience, and for your interest in Tough Topics!

Tough Topics logo - an open book with a heart.CCC Library supports your rights to safety, dignity, privacy, and unrestricted access to information. Those values are the foundation of this library guide: We want to make more accessible information that may be challenging to ask about. The topics included on this guide are reflective of current events and social issues.

How to Use this Guide

Use this guide to find the physical locations of print books in CCC Library.

  • Each topic has one or more general call numbers associated with it.
    • Example: Body dysmorphia - RC552; RC569.5
    • Example: Discrimination by sex, gender - HQ1237
  • We invite you to go browse those sections of CCC Library.
  • Each general call number will have topic-specific material available in that immediate area.
  • Feel free to browse the surrounding shelves for related material as well.

To check them out, bring your book(s) to the Circulation Services desk. Bring a picture ID card. You can keep your book(s) for six weeks.

Go to the Tough Topics list.

CCC Librarians are here to help.
We respect your privacy and your questions.

Tell us your ideas.

There are many "tough topics" to learn about. If there are topics you'd like to see reflected on this guide, please let CCC Library know. We have an anonymous Google form that you can fill out with feedback and ideas for improvements. Thank you. 

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