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The following databases provide overviews on current social topics and issues. Browse the databases for general information and to get a better understanding of your research topic.
Britannica OnlineThis link opens in a new window(Encyclopaedia Britannica) Online access to the Encyclopdia Britannica as well as Merriam-Webster's Dictionary, the Britannica Year in Review, a World Atlas, and a country comparator.
Canada CommonsThis link opens in a new window(Coherent Digital / Trojman Corporation) Canada Commons contains Canadian e-books, government documents, and grey literature, primarily on health, government, and public policy. New in April 2022, this database contains the content formerly found in the Gibson Canadian Electronic Library desLibris platform.
Canadian Points of ViewThis link opens in a new window(EBSCO) Provides access to essays with differing points of view on current issues. Essays include an overview, arguments, counter arguments and a guide to Critical Thinking.
Opposing Viewpoints in ContextThis link opens in a new window(Gale) Provides access to a comprehensive resource offering differing points of view on current social issues with pro and con articles, topic overviews and biographies of social activists.