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How to Evaluate Web sites
The Internet can provide an amazing amount of information to you. But, you have to know if the information you are recieving is accurate. When you are using the Internet to conduct research, it is very important that you make sure you thoroughly evaluate each Web site before citing information from it. Two excellent resources on evaluating resources are listed below.
Helpful Web Sites
The official online resource for U.S. Congressional information.
A site maintained by Professor Linder (UMKC) that contains some documents from famous trials throughout time.
Govinfo is a service of the United States Government Publishing Office (GPO). It provides free public access to official publications from all three branches of the Federal Government, including the Federal Register, Code of Federal Regulations, GAO reports, United States Code, Congressional Record, and Congressional Bills.
Law Librarians' Society of Washington, DC: Legislative Source Book
Contains links to legislative histories on the Web, information about the CFR and Federal Register, and much, much more.
Provides access to online exhibits, veteran's service records, and archival databases.
This site allows you to follow politics at the state level. It includes bill tracking.
Contains large amounts of information about the United States Supreme Court, including audio recordings and transcripts of oral arguments.
Helps you find primary source materials from around the world.