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Researching Hot Topics: Social Justice

Social Justice

Suggested Keywords

"Social justice" AND:

  • Climate change
  • Equality
  • Gay rights OR LGBTQIA rights
  • Gun violence
  • Healthcase
  • Homelessness OR houselessness
  • Hunger OR food insecurity
  • Income gap OR wage gap
  • Racial injustice OR racism
  • Refugee crisis
  • Reproductive rights
  • Unemployment OR underemployment
  • Voting rights


More videos can be found in the following library databases:

Books & eBooks

Books contain historical, comprehensive, and detailed information

Search for books and more using Primo, the library's one search tool:


Or go directly to Primo Search for more options.


Articles are good sources of current studies, reports, data, & statistics

Research databases contain articles from magazines, scholarly/academic journals, and trade journals.

To find articles about social justice issues, start here:

If you are looking for local newspaper articles, try using ProQuest News & Newspapers. Be sure to include Hawaii as one of your search terms.

  • ProQuest US West Newstream Full-text articles includes the Honolulu Star-Advertiser, Honolulu Advertiser, and Honolulu Star-Bulletin



Websites are easy to find and access. Find professional organizations and reputable news sources