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Gale in Context: Global Issues

This online database is designed to support awareness and provide perspective on global issues and cultural studies while tying together a wealth of authoritative content to help empower students and learners to critically analyse and understand the most important issues affecting our modern world. This eResource encompasses a vast range of important environmental Global Issue topics as part of our Penrith City Library Suite made available via the State Library of NSW. Using your Library Membership Card barcode number you can logon to the site to access the resources in the library or remotely from your home device via the Library Catalogue.
Michigan, US : Gale Cengage, 2021
Online database, Mode of access World Wide Web
The Gale in Context: Global Issues online database will enable students to better understand environmental issues that effect people globally through access to: Topic overviews, journals, news, and multi-media content. The resource integrates news, global viewpoints, reference materials, country information, primary source documents, videos, statistics all with an easy-to-use single search. The information is updated daily through more than 660 geographically diverse full-text newspapers, journals and magazines and offers 250 different Country Topic pages, with more than 400 issue pages plus 3,000 exclusive commentaries that help provide guidance and background information on significant topics such as food security, genocide, human rights, extreme weather, and many more. Platform Tools, Collaboration Tools, and Citation Tools are also included. Subject areas covered include: Business & Economics - Economics - Environmental Studies - Health & Medicine - History - Politics - Science & Technology - and - Social Sciences. Users can access information that spans continents and cultures from broad issues such as poverty and nuclear proliferation while the database also prompts close appraisal of targeted issues, including the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change , the Syrian War, Genetically Modified Foods, Internet Security, and Privacy rights for example. Thus offering further in-depth analysis to arm information seekers with the knowledge and skills needed to understand and succeed in an ever changing global economy, as it brings essential balanced information to students and researchers across many disciplines, as well as newsworthy topics.
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