The growing importance of research databases and the proliferation of evidence sources on the Internet have provoked responses from the debate community ranging from ecstatic hope to pronounced fear. The debate community should critically incorporate databases and the Internet into its research. The benefits of computer-assisted research are plentiful, if we can appropriately adjust as a community to the age of digitized research.
Published in Speaker and Gavel, Volume 35, 1998, pages 46-61.
Gehrke, P.J. (1998). Evidence in the Global Village: The Promise and Challenge of Computer-Assisted Research in Intercollegiate Debate. Speaker and Gavel, 35, 46-61.
© 1998 Speaker and Gavel.