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Evaluating Websites

All of the websites listed on this page are reliable sources of information.  However, this list is not exhaustive, and you may find websites not listed on this page that you want to use for your research.  Keep in mind that it can be difficult to determine the credibility and accuracy of information on the web. When deciding whether or not to cite a website in your research paper, you will want to apply some of the same general rules that you would use when determining the credibility and appropriateness of any information source.  Here are some links to sources that discuss this topic in depth:

Web Resources for Sociology

The following websites are excellent resources on sociology topics. This list is not comprehensive, and you may find other websites that are useful. If you are uncertain about the reliability or appropraiteness of a website, please refer to the Evaluating Websites box to the left.