Sources of Information on the Web

Nonprofits, Foundations, Think Tanks

Pew Research Center - Social & Demographic Trends

Many organizations exist in order to raise awareness of certain issues, promote changes in public policy, or pursue learning in various spheres. These organizations can produce well-researched, in-depth reports. Their websites also often have shorter articles, interviews, graphs and multimedia materials that could be of use in your research. Click the images to see some examples of what these sites look like.

Here are some examples of how these kinds of materials might be useful.

Of course, not every non-profit produces high-quality material, and bias can sometimes be a problem; you need to evaluate the site. We'll discuss how to do this shortly.