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Civic Expo Social Issues CMST 54

Resources to support the Civic Expo project on social issues

Databases on social issues

The following databases are a great place to start to find background and information on social issues

Journal Databases

The following databases will give you academic articles on various social issues

Newspaper Databases

Search tips and tricks 

Search Commands




to truncate words at their roots or stems

homeless* for 

Homelessness, homeless

“  “

quotation marks

to enclose a phrase or name

"mental health" 




to connect related terms

  (homeless or unhoused)



to combine multiple facets

(homeless or unhoused) AND "mental health"