This page directs you to some library databases that can help you find newspaper articles and other content on current social issues. The library pays subscription fees to provide you access to this content; not everything is available online, and not everything is available online for free. If you are off-campus, you will need to have the VPN installed on your laptop or tablet so that the system knows you have permission to use the library's online tools and resources.
Included are some directions and tutorials that offer guidance in using the resources. Please contact a librarian if you would like more personal help with using these resources.
Note: If you are off-campus, you will need to connect to the campus network via the VPN to access library search tools and resources. Learn more about the VPN here: http://library.ucmerced.edu/use/technology/vpn