NEW! Portland Data mapping
Published by the Coalition for a Livable Future, the Regional Equity Atlas is an interactive mapping tool that will visualize census data for the Portland regional area based on your interest. The data covers population, health and access and opportunity, such as education, food, housing and transportation. Try it out!
Try these reports and encyclopedia articles are the best place to start your research because they give you a brief and comprehensive overview of the topic.
Topical, full text reports on controversial issues. Each report features a summary, chronology, and bibliography. Updated weekly.
Gale Virtual Reference Library
GVRL is a database of 27 encyclopedias, almanacs, and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. Look here for biology, chemistry, nursing and medicine, sociology, history, education, law, and more.
Sociology Films - streaming online!
Browse a rich set of films in the PCC Library's Sociology video collection in the Films on Demand database. Enjoy!
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Alternatives to Wikipedia
Watch this video to learn how encyclopedias are a great place to start your research: