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Change Makers: Strong Sources

Research support for Grade 7 students.

Issues Databases

UWCSEA subscribes to four databases designed for students researching contemporary social and political issues.  

(1)  ABC-Clio: Issues


(2)  SIRS Knowledge Source

(3)  Gale's Opposing Issues

(4) EBSCO's Points of View Reference Center

You might also want to search for newspaper articles.  Google News is a good place to start.  


New York Times

UWCSEA students have a subscription to the New York Times, the winner of over 122 Pulitzer Prizes in journalism. The articles are well researched and reliable. Access your NYT subscription here



UWCSEA subscribes to Kanopy video streaming. Kanopy has 26000 films and documentaries that can be accessed by the UWCSEA community from anywhere in the world.

To access Kanopy off-campus use the UWC login/password (see our UWCSEA links here or here).

For more information on accessing Kanopy visit our FAQ database - ASK.UWCSEA.EDU.SG