What type of information can I find on websites?
Websites can be published by individuals, companies, or organizations and usually provide specific information about topics. Websites can help you find current information and websites are easily changed and updated. Be careful when reviewing information from websites. Often times, information on websites are not held to scholarly or journalistic standards.
- American Sociological AssociationDedicated to advancing sociology as a scientific discipline and profession serving the public good
- Making of AmericaFrom Cornell University Libraries, a digital library of primary sources in American social history from the Antebellum period through Reconstruction. Contains 1.5 million pages from 19th century monographs and journals. Useful for upper-elementary through graduate school study
- National Center for Children in PovertyA nonprofit, nonpartisan research and political organization at Columbia University, this center provides full-text research publications focusing on policy analysis, academic research, and demographic statistics
- The Pew Internet & American Life ProjectThe Project produces reports exploring the impact of the internet on families, communities, work and home, daily life, education, health care, and civic and political life.
- ProCon.orgProCon.org is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit public charity. Our purpose is to provide resources for critical thinking and to educate without bias. We research issues that are controversial and important, and we present them in a balanced, comprehensive, straightforward, transparent, and primarily pro-con format at no charge.
- SociologLinks to U.S. and Canadian universities' sociology departments and a list of 725 sociology-oriented resource pages that cover general reference, journals, research institutes, professional association, blogs, thematic sites, and great sociologists