Social Studies/Social Issues

Explore cultural differences, contributions and influences in our global community. This set includes more than 2.7 million articles from 150 journals updated daily including Contemporary Southeast Asia, Israel Studies, Italian Culture, Western Journal of Black Studies, Latino Leaders, and many more. 

This collection of journals aims to provide balanced coverage of this significant aspect of our culture, covering such topics as gender studies, family and marital issues, health aspects, and many more. 

New York Heritage provides free access to more than 170 distinct digital collections, totalling hundreds of thousands of items. The collections in New York Heritage represent a broad range of historical, scholarly, and cultural materials held in libraries, museums, and archives throughout the state. Collection items include photographs, letters, diaries, directories, maps, newspapers, books, and more.

Opposing Viewpoints in Contextis an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information and opinions on hundreds of today's hottest social issues. Drawing on the acclaimed Greenhaven Press series, the new solution features continuously updated viewpoints, topic overviews, full-text magazines, academic journals, news, primary source documents, statistics, images, videos, audio and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience. 

Over two million articles found in over 100 subject-appropriate, full-text periodicals that are updated daily, including: Advertising Age, American Theatre, Billboard, Cosmopolitan, Daily Variety, Hollywood Reporter, Journal for the Psychoanalysis of Culture & Society, Macleans, Newsweek, Vogue, and more. 

A custom selection of more than 250 magazines and academic journals — everything from American Athiest Magazine to Zygon — covering religion and the related areas of philosophy, archaeology and anthropology. Use this database not only to study theological approaches to social issues, but also to learn about the impact that religion has had on culture throughout history, including literature, arts and language. 

Gain valuable insight into conflicts and their causes, impact and perception on a global scale by accessing these subject-appropriate, full-text periodicals that are updated daily, including Airport Security Report, Arab Studies Quarterly (ASQ), International Peace Update, Israel Studies, Military Intelligence Professional Bulletin, Naval Aviation News, Social Justice, Terrorism in the United States, World Affairs, and more.  Suitable for historical research as well as current events. 
Find useful information in this collection of leading journals in the field of world history, including Australian Aboriginal Studies, China Review International, Eighteenth Century: Theory and Interpretation, Historical Studies, Journal of African History, Journal of Southeast Asian Studies, Latino Leaders, and more. Articles are updated daily and provide balanced coverage of events in world history - both current thinking and established scholarly work. 
Content Includes:
  • More than 32,000 records
  • Coverage of European exploration and portrayals of Native American peoples
Subjects include:
  • British in America
  • Commerce
  • Discoveries
  • Dutch in America
  • French in America
  • Great Britain—Colonies
  • Jesuits (and other religious orders) in America
  • Pirates
  • Slave trade

This free historical archive is a comprehensive guide to printed records about the Americas written in Europe before 1750 from European Americana: A Chronological Guide to Works Printed In Europe Relating to the Americas, 1493-1750.