A plethora of resources that provide online access to scholarly journal articles are just a couple of clicks away. Here are some to start with:
Online resources are available to inform you of current issues and latest trends.
You can access academic books on a variety of topics anywhere through the library.
Non-textual materials can provide good introductions to cultural and sociopolitical issues.
Publications and statistics from government agencies and inter-governmental organizations can be excellent sources of analyses and insights.