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Sport Business Subject Research Guide: Selected Websites

Key resources in Sport Business

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How do I evaluate information on the Internet?

To determine if information found on the Internet is reliable and accurate, try the CAARP test:

Currency: The timeliness of the information.

Authority: The source of the information.

Accuracy: The reliability, truthfulness, and correctness of the information.

Relevance: the importance of the information for your needs.

Purpose: The reason the information exists.

Selected Websites

The websites listed below have been recommended by Saint Leo librarians and faculty:

Government Websites for Demographic Information

U.S. Government Data

U.S. Bureau of the Census

Official site of the Census Bureau; can choose data by category or geographic location. Under the Data tab, you will find the following helpful demographic tools: American FactFinderCensus Business Builder , Census ExplorerMy Congressional DistrictMy Tribal AreaQuickFacts, and U.S. and World Population Clock

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Bureau of Labor Statistics official site; collects and analyzes labor economic statistics.Data includes employment and unemployment, payroll, consumer price index, producer price index.Keyword searching is available.
The U.S. government's official Web portal.
Current Population Statistics
Conducted by Bureau of the Census for the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Primary source for information on the U.S. labor force.
American FactFinder
Social Security Administration (Office of Policy)
Data available includes total number of SSI recipients, total payments, and age and category, at the national, state, and county levels.
Statistical Abstract of the United States
Annual government publication contains social and economic statistics for the U.S. and selected international data. Data are retrievable from numerous tables which are divided into subjects such as population, vital statistics, education, energy, and agriculture.
White House Briefing Statements
Good source for locating popular economic and demographic information available from various government agencies.
Vital Statistics of the United States
National Center for Health Statistics site. Contains data on births, deaths, and life expectancy, and health reports. Searchable by keyword.


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