Selected Internet Subject Resources

Social Issues

Documents in the News: Current Events Research (University of Michigan Documents Center)
Current issues involving the government and archived links for other topics.


Opposing Views
Helpful for identifying web sites and journals presenting information from a particular viewpoint. Print resources from the University of Washington Libraries so check our library catalog to see if we have the journal.


Pew Research Center for the People & the Press
An independent opinion research group that studies attitudes toward the press, politics and public policy issues. A project of the Pew Research Center.


Public Agenda Online
Public Agenda is a nonpartisan, nonprofit public opinion research and citizen education organization. Links to sources of information and public opinion on major social issues.


Policy-oriented think tank focused on social and international issues. Some publications are available online. The library also has many of the reports.


Columbia Departments Campus Libraries
Columbia Libraries and Collections