In doing research, make the library and the library web page your primary source of information. For books, use the library online catalog, and online books.
For articles, use the online periodical indexes available via EBSCOhost.
While Web pages on the Internet may contain valuable information, you need to critically evaluate each source.
Psychology and Sociology
Bureau of Labor Statistics
Population Reference Bureau - Sites for the 50 States - Provides current state census, demographic, industrial, and work force data.
Fedstats - A one-stop site for all types of government statistics.
Geospatial and Statistical Data Center - Created by The University of Virginia Library this site contains links to databases that provide sources for census data, economic and social indicators, regional economic information, and labor statics.
U.S. Census Bureau - All census information is available here, plus links to state sites.
US Demography - An initiative to identify, document, and provide simple access to demographic information concerning the United States of America.
U. S. Historical Census Data - Covers from 1790 to 1970.
Divisions of the American Psychological Association
Internet Mental Health - This site offers an online encyclopedia containing detailed information about 52 common disorders. The site also offers information on the most common psychiatric drugs.
Mental Health Net - The largest, most comprehensive guide to mental health online, featuring over 6,000 individual resources.
A World of Prevention - Focuses on the prevention of youth problems and offers over 1,000 links to the best available prevention material, including books, journal articles, research reports, program descriptions, government documents, dissertations, on-line resources, web sites, etc.
Social Psychology Network - Contains links to thousands of social psychological and psychology-related resources as well as career information. Easy to search.