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Research Guides on Social Issues: Welcome!


Welcome to this collective research guide on the subject of Social Issues. Click an image to visit a particular guide. If you are on a phone, turn your phone sideways for better viewing. At the bottom, you will learn how to get help with your research.


Affordable Housing

Antisemitism & the Holocaust 

Artificial Intelligence 

Becoming Anti-Racist

Black Lives Matter Resources 

Catholic Healthcare Ethics 

Civic Engagement 

Civil Rights Movement 

Climate Change

Communication Ethics



Disparities in Female Health Care

Displaced Persons


Environmental Justice

Ethics of Human Enhancement 

Food Insecurity


Global Health Resources 

Global Health Ethics Resources 

Gun Violence Resources

Health Disparities

Human Trafficking 

Incarcerated Populations 

LGBTQ+ Resources 

Native Americans

Opioid Crisis


Sexual Assault and Rape

Social Justice and Healthcare for Veterans

Sustainability: Collected Research Guides

Talking to Children and Teens About Race

Transgender and Gender-Nonconforming Populations


US-Korea Relations

Voting and Elections

Credits & Help

Need Help?

If at any time you need help with using Gumberg Library resources, please contact Ted Bergfelt, Humanities Librarian, via email or by phone at 412-426-5430, 8:30 am-4:30 pm ET, Monday-Friday. If he is not available, Ask Gumberg

This guide was created by Alivia Austin, English Department Intern, and Ted Bergfelt, Humanities Librarian, September 2023