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Social Issues

Social Issues Databases

Key databases

Academic Search Premier

CQ Researcher

Credo eReference Collection

Opposing Viewpoints In Context


Related databases

1findr (formerly oaFindr)

DSM Library (Fifth Edition)

Selected ejournal titles

Browse print books

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  • Books within these call number ranges are organized by subject, so you can find other related books.
Keyword Call # range
social history and conditions; social problems HN 1 – 995

Selected ebook titles

Ebook Central

eBook Collection

Selected Social Issues Websites

Global Issues – Presents numerous global issues, in order to show how they are inter-related.

Social / Family Issues – Medline Plus’s List of Social & Family Issues with links to more information

ProCon.orgProvides professionally-researched pro, con, and related information on more than 50 controversial issues from gun control and death penalty to illegal immigration and alternative energy.

Public Agenda – This non-partisan NGO conducts nuanced and in-depth opinion research, based on co-founder Dan Yankelovich’s Learning Curve perspective.

University of Wisconsin – Madison, International Social Issues websites – Over 180 links for national and international organizations that are engaged on a wide variety of social, educational, environmental, and justice issues.

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