Internet Resources - Social Issues
- Gale Virtual Reference Library
Includes e-books on the following topics: General Reference, Education, History, Nation and the World, Religion, Science, and Social Science.
Browse related subjects: Countries, Education, History, Religion, Science, Social Issues
- Issues & Controversies
To help students, researchers, and readers understand the critical issues we face today, Issues & Controversies explores and analyzes hundreds of hot topics in politics, business, government, crime, law, energy, education, health, family, science, foreign policy, race, rights, society, and culture. Updated weekly, with a wire-service newsfeed providing the latest headline stories, Issues & Controversies offers in-depth articles designed to inspire thought-provoking debates and research papers.
Browse related subjects: Government, News, Politics, Social Issues, Teen Homework Help
- Opposing Viewpoints in Context (Gale Cengage)
A full-text database that covers multiple sides of current social issues such as immigration, abortion, drugs and capital punishment. Students can search through viewpoint essays, articles, reference sources, websites, academic journals, and statistics to find information for reports and papers. Includes video, audio streams and podcasts, interactive maps, national and global news sources updated daily, interactive maps, image gallery
Browse related subjects: News, Pro/Con, Social Issues, Teen Homework Help
- CIA World Factbook
The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 266 world entities.
Browse related subjects: Countries, Encyclopedias, Geography, Social Issues, Travel
Información oficial en español. GobiernoUSA.gov es el portal oficial del Gobierno de los Estados Unidos en español.
Browse related subjects: Government, Hispanic, Latino, Public Health, Social Issues, Spanish Language
Reliable information about common legal issues, written by reputable sources on 16 general topics and over 140 specific subtopics. Includes an updated directory of legitimate and pre-screened organizations that offer free or low-cost legal advice and representation. This free site is supported by the State Bar of California and nearly 100 legal nonprofits dedicated to making the justice system fair for everyone.
Browse related subjects: Associations, California, Consumer Health, Consumers, Do-It-Yourself, Government, Labor, Law, Social Issues, Spanish Language
The official portal to the Unites States Government. An astounding compilation of information, services, and publication on a variety of topics.
Browse related subjects: ADA, Agriculture, Blind, Business, Careers, Consumer Health, Consumers, Countries, Directories, Drugs, Education, Employment, Environment, Finance, Government, History, Internships, Inventions, Jobs, Labor, Medicine, News, Nutrition, Politics, Public Health, Schools, Science, Social Issues, Transportation, Travel
- County of Santa Cruz Health Services Agency
The Santa Cruz Health Services Agency (HSA) provides programs in environmental health, public health, medical care, substance abuse prevention and treatment, and mental health for Santa Cruz residents. A large number of website links are provided on its Health Resources page, including links to local programs, and reports and statistics relevant to the local community. Links to mental health and substance abuse resources are particularly comprehensive.
Browse related subjects: Consumer Health, Social Issues
- Santa Cruz County Community Assessment Project
A consortium of public and private health, education, human service, and civic organizations convened by the United Way of Santa Cruz County have sponsored the Community Assessment Project of Santa Cruz County (CAP), a collaborative project to measure and improve the quality of life in Santa Cruz County.
Browse related subjects: Business, Government, Public Health, Santa Cruz County, Social Issues, Statistics
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Aerial Photos - Santz Cruz County
UCSC's McHenry Library Maps Collection has a collection of aerial photographs of Santa Cruz County from the 1920's on. They may be viewed by the public by appointment.
There is also a small collection of uncataloged aerial photos in the Local History room of the Downtown branch.[More]