Skip to main content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

MS Humanities: Sustainable Cities: Databases

Databases good for researching issues

UWCSEA subscribes to three databases designed for students researching contemporary social and political issues.  (See for passwords, if necessary.)

(1)  ABC-Clio: Issues


(2)  SIRS Knowledge Source

(3)  Gale's Opposing Issues

You might also want to search for newspaper articles.  Google News is a good place to start.  We also subscribe to a newspaper database called PressReader.

The Economist

Click here to access the latest issue

via the ProQuest database

Full text coverage:    Jan 4, 1992 (Vol. 322, no. 7740) - present

Click here to search within the publication

Need a login or password for a database or subscription service?  See Reference Sites under Learning Links on the UWCSEA website, which can be accessed directly via:   The same information is available via Google Docs:

  Search our library catalogs for books, ebooks, etc.

United World College of Southeast Asia (UWCSEA): Dover Campus: 1207 Dover Road, Singapore 139654 / East Campus: 1 Tampines Street 73, Singapore 528704