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Sociology Subject Research Guide: Selected Websites

Key resources in Sociology

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.

Resources on pop culture

The following are general sources on TV, movies, music, and celebrities:

Variety: The Business of Entertainment (online)
Entertainment Weekly
IMDB/Internet Movie Database (good source to find people)

The following sources should help you find song lyrics: (probably the best source)

Music and Song Lyrics online
eLyrics online

Selected Websites

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

Sociological Associations

Click on the following links to learn more about professional organizations in the field of sociology

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