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SOC 236: Criminology (WO): Websites

Recommended Websites

Find Good Websites

You can search Google for information and limit to results from a specific type of website, such as .gov or .edu.  If you want to search for information about gun violence on government websites, you could search:

Google Searchbox with .gov searchBe sure to include the dot [.] before the domain suffix [.gov or .edu or .org].  There are no spaces in site:.gov

Government and educational websites are more reliable than most .com or .org sites.  Government websites are authoritative sources of information on every topic imaginable - employment, suicide rates, agriculture, immigration, crime and more.  They are especially good for statistics.