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University of Pittsburgh Stages 2017-2018 Season: Mainstage: Statistics and Research on Gun Violence

Resources relating to the productions of the University of Pittsburgh Stages 2017-2018 season


Using published reviews from both Booklist and Choice, along with suggested titles from other sources, we have compiled an OCLC Worldcat list on Gun control.  Those titles on the list with reviews in those two sources are so indicated; the other material has not been consulted but has been included based on publisher description and currency.  The list includes titles intended for high school and older. 

Entries link to the WorldCat record for the print title in most cases.

Search terms that might be used in local catalogs include:

  • Arms sales
  • Assault weapons--Law and legislation
  • Concealed carry of firearms
  • Concealed carry of firearms--Law and legislation
  • Firearms
  • Firearms and crime--United States
  • Firearms--Law and legislation
  • Firearms ownership
  • Gun control--United States
  • Mass shootings
  • School shootings
  • United States. Constitution. 2nd Amendment
  • Violent crimes

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Content for this page was taken from ALA librarian Rebecca Gerber's guide on Gun Violence and Libraries.


These databases contain indexed content would includes firearms issues.

Some search terms to try when searching databases for this topic:

  • Assault weapons
  • Background checks
  • Concealed carry laws
  • Federal Assault Weapon Ban
  • Firearm background checks
  • Firearm legislation
  • Firearms
  • Firearms and crime
  • Firearms ownership -- United States
  • Gun control
  • Gun control policy
  • Gun rights
  • Gun violence
  • Handgun control
  • School shootings
  • Second amendment rights
  • Stand Your Ground

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