Research historical background, causes and effects, and Church stance on topics such as homelessness and poverty.
Last Updated: Jun 9, 2016
Begin your research with scholarly articles using Google Scholar and use Advanced Google to narrow searches by site (such as .edu or .gov) to browse authority websites.
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Advanced: Articles from scholarly journals which are at least 2 years old. Always begin by logging in to JSTOR so that you have a green search icon next to your resulting journal articles. To print, click on View pdf, and then go to file and print.
- Opposing Viewpoints
Search hot topics, current events, and social issues in this database designed to aid analyzing a broad range of materials. Featured are topic overviews, pro/con viewpoint essays, primary source documents, court-case overviews, statistics/graphs, podcasts, and an image bank.
- Expanded Academic ASAP
- Religion and Philosophy
Over 214 religious journals and magazines represent viewpoints on historic and contemporary issues regarding faith.
- Salem Health
Provides articles on health issues such as disabilities.
- Salem History
Biographies surrounding the lives of people who worked for social justice, such as Dorothy Day and Thomas Merton, as well as articles on great events and issues that have challenged and defined society.
- LexisNexis (on campus access)
- LexisNexis (off campus access)
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